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9781786273697

The Short Story of Modern Art A Pocket Guide to Key Movements, Works, Themes, and Techniques

  • ISBN 13:

    9781786273697

  • ISBN 10:

    1786273691

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 03/05/2019
  • Publisher: HACHETTE

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Summary

The Short Story of Modern Art explains the how, why and when of modern art – who introduced certain things, what they were, where they were produced, and why they matter.

Simply constructed, the book explores 50 key works – from the realist painting of Courbet to a contemporary installation by Yayoi Kusama – and then links them to the most important movements, themes and techniques. Accessible, concise and richly illustrated, the book reveals the connections between different periods, artists and styles, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of modern art.

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