A history of modern art - painting, sculpture, architecture, photography.

By: Arnason, H. Harvard.
Contributor(s): Prather, Marla | Wheeler, Daniel.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 1998Edition: 4th ed.Description: 856p, ill. (some col.), facsims, plans, ports (some col.), 30cm.ISBN: 0500237573.Subject(s): Art | Art, ModernDDC classification: 709.04ARN
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Completely revised, this book has been expanded to cover the important developments in recent art, architecture and photography. There is an increased focus on all modern art media, including photography, performance art, installation art, collaboration, video and mixed-media works.

Previous ed.: i.e. Rev. and enl., 1988.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • 1 The Sources of Modern Painting
  • 2 Realism, Impressionism, and Early Photography
  • 3 Post-Impressionism
  • 4 The Origins of Modern Architecture and Design
  • 5 Art Nouveau and the Beginnings of Impressionism
  • 6 The Origins of Modern Sculpture
  • 7 Fauvism
  • 8 Expressionism in Germany
  • 9 The Figurative Tradition in Early Twentieth-Century Sculpture
  • 10 Cubism
  • 11 Futurism, Abstraction in Russia, and de Stijl
  • 12 Early Twentieth-Century Architecture
  • 13 From Fantasy to Dada and the New Objectivity
  • 14 The School of Paris after World War I
  • 15 Surrealism
  • 16 Modern Architecture Between the Wars
  • 17 International Abstraction Between the Wars
  • 18 American Art Before World War II
  • 19 Abstract Expressionism and the New American Art
  • 20 Postwar European Art
  • 21 Pop Art and Europe's New Realism
  • 22 Sixties Abstraction
  • 23 The Second Wave of International Style Architecture
  • 24 The Pluralistic Seventies
  • 25 Postmodernism in Architecture
  • 26 The Retrospective Eighties
  • 27 Resistance and Resolution
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Credits 1210
  • Illustrations, 553 in color