Concepts of Modern Art

World of Art

Concepts of Modern Art

From Fauvism to Postmodernism

  1. Edited by Nikos Stangos
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  • ISBN 9780500202685
  • 21.00 x 14.90 cm
  • Paperback
  • 424pp
  • 139 Illustrations, 0 in colour
  • First published 1994
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‘A useful and mercifully jargon-free introduction to a very complex subject’ – Richard Cork


‘Energetic, enthusiastic and filled with facts. The authors show their interest in the subjects and are willing to interpret them, writing simply and accessibly . . . a splendid vade mecum’ – Marina Vaizey


‘A key book for anyone interested in twentieth-century art’ – Lynne Cooke


In a series of essays by some of the most internationally acclaimed writers on art, the extraordinary artistic challenges of the twentieth century are introduced and discussed with unparalleled lucidity, intelligence and factual accuracy. No other book on modern and contemporary art presents in as concise and authoritative a manner the ideas that underlie the diverse and radical developments of the last hundred years.