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304 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
This superb, clearly organized guide to art from 1860 to the present is without peer -- it is the key to understanding more than a century of dynamic change, from Impressionism to the Digital Age. The 300 schools and movements discussed provide an introduction to the major developments in Western painting, sculpture, architecture, and design during one of the most exciting periods in art history. Who, where, when, how, and why? -- these are the essential questions answered in the 100 main entries that make up the heart of the book. A foldout illustrated time line shows at a glance how modern and contemporary art evolved. Whether for reference, fresh exploration, or pure pleasure, this authoritative, unusually accessible book is a supremely valuable resource for anyone interested in art.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780810990715 20160527
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)
312 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
"Styles, Schools and Movements" is the bestselling guide to the major modern developments in Western painting, sculpture, architecture and design. This new edition includes three new chapters on Art Photography, Destination Art and Design Art as well as thorough updates and revisions throughout. A foldout timeline shows at a glance how the evolution of art corresponds with historical events, providing a thorough overview of the whole period. Listings of major international collections and carefully selected suggestions for further reading are given for all the main entries, and the comprehensive index features over 1,000 artists, architects, designers, impresarios, critics, collectors and champions of modern art.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780500288443 20160605
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)

3. Modern art [2018]

175 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm.
Modern Art takes the reader through individual movements from Impressionism to Conceptual Art, situating these within five broader chronological themes. Starting with Impressionism in 1860, Dempsey proceeds through the essentials of Modernism, the post-war New Disorder and beyond. The material is arranged with great care to lead the reader through over seventy essential topics of modern art in a practical and easy-to-navigate structure. Each boldly designed feature includes a clear definition of the theme, a list of key artists, features, media and collections, and expertly curated illustrations with explanatory captions. A reference section includes a useful glossary of modern art terms, an easy-to-navigate timeline and suggestions for further reading.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780500293225 20180611
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)

4. Destination art [2011]

288 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
First published in 2006, "Destination Art" remains the only illustrated guide to modern and contemporary art sites outside the confines of museums and galleries. Revised and updated in paperback, the book profiles more than 200 of the most important contemporary art sites around the world, including four new sites in Tennessee, Norway, China and Scotland. From massive land and environmental works to extensive sculpture parks, some of the most crucial and popular international artists are profiled, from Henri Matisse, Anoni Gaudi and Constantin Brancusi to James Turrell, Antony Gormley and Olafur Eliasson.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780500288801 20160606
Art & Architecture Library (Bowes)

5. Destination art [2006]

272 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
This stunningly illustrated book is the first critical guide to the two hundred most important modern and contemporary art sites around the world. Designed for the international art tourist as a key critical reference in an era where more and more art is found outside galleries or museums, "Destination Art" not only is packed with practical information for the traveler but also provides a highly accessible chronological survey of the world's most important large-scale and public works of twentieth- and twenty-first-century art. Encompassing massive land and environmental works, extensive sculpture parks, magnificent architectural follies, site-specific installations, even whole towns turned over to the display of art, this book chronicles a wealth of works that have achieved near-mythical status since they were created. Among the many influential and popular artists included are Henri Matisse, Antoni Gaudi, Jean Tinguely, Constantin Brancusi, James Turrell, Richard Serra, Robert Smithson, and Antony Gormley. The book includes full visitor information, with hours and admissions fees, directions, contact details and websites, and further reading. Fifty key art destinations are featured in substantial essays, with accounts of their histories, descriptions of their sites, and spectacular photography. With destinations from around the world and special emphasis on Europe and the United States, this volume signals the coming of age of site-specific art and will inspire visitors from around the globe and armchair enthusiasts alike. This title is the copublication of Thames & Hudson.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520250253 20160528
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