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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
The European scene
Pop, Environments and Happenings
Abstract sculpture, Minimal art, Conceptual art
An age of pluralism
The USA--1970s to 1990s
Issue-based art and globalization
The rise of video
The photographic medium
List of Illustrations
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ISBN: 9780500203446 ISBN-10: 050020344X 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
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 2 Edition Type: Revised