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Modern Art - (Art Essentials) by Amy Dempsey (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 176

Genre: Art

Sub-Genre: History

Series Title: Art Essentials

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

Book theme: Modern (late 19th Century to 1945)

Author: Amy Dempsey

Language: English

Street Date: May 15, 2018
TCIN: 53180536
UPC: 9780500293225
Item Number (DPCI): 248-56-2292


The first in a new series of essential introductions to art, Modern Art guides the reader through individual movements from Impressionism to Conceptual Art, situated within five broader chronological eras. Starting with Impressionism in 1860, art historian Amy Dempsey explains the essentials of Modernism, the postwar New Disorder, and beyond.

Carefully arranged material explores seventy essential topics of modern art in a practical and easy-to-navigate structure. Each boldly designed topic feature includes a clear definition; a list of key artists, attributes, media, and collections; and expertly curated illustrations with explanatory captions. A reference section includes a useful glossary of modern art terms.

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