This standard work on the arts since World War II has been substantially revised, expanded and redesigned. Eight new chapters and a new introduction cover and illustrate all the most recent international trends and artists: art in the USA from the 1970s; Neo-Expressionist tendencies; Post-Pop Blues; art based on feminist and gay issues; the new media of video and photography; and new Classicism in Russia, Italy and China.
The book is as global in its reach as art has become in modern times, and includes the art of Latin America, Korea, India, Africa, China and Japan.
About the Author
Edward Lucie-Smith is a well-known poet, biographer and writer on the visual arts. He has written more than sixty books about art, including Latin American Art of the 20th Century, American Realism and Sexuality in Western Art, all published by Thames & Hudson.
"Wide-ranging, dispassionate, omnicompetent."
The Sunday Times
|Abstract Expressionism||p. 15|
|The European scene||p. 40|
|Post-painterly abstraction||p. 75|
|Pop, Environments and Happenings||p. 97|
|Abstract sculpture, Minimal art, Conceptual art||p. 136|
|An age of pluralism||p. 162|
|Neo-Expressionist tendencies||p. 176|
|The USA--1970s to 1990s||p. 190|
|Issue-based art and globalization||p. 206|
|The rise of video||p. 236|
|The photographic medium||p. 247|
|Post-Pop blues||p. 259|
|New classicism||p. 273|
|Text References||p. 287|
|Select Bibliography||p. 288|
|List of Illustrations||p. 295|
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Series: World of Art
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st May 2001
Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.39 x 15.19 x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised