Art in Theory 1900 - 2000 : An Anthology of Changing Ideas
About the book
This popular anthology of twentieth-century art theoretical texts has now been expanded to take account of new research, and to include significant contributions to art theory from the 1990s.* New edition of this popular anthology of twentieth-century art-theoretical texts.* Now updated to include the results of new research, together with significant contributions from the 1990s.* Includes writings by critics, philosophers, politicians and literary figures.* The editors provide contextual introductions to 340 texts.* Complements Art in Theory 1648-1815 and Art in Theory 1815-1900 to create a complete survey of the theories underpinning the development of art in the modern period.
This work offers comprehensive representation of the theories which underpinned developments in the visual arts during the 20th century. As well as writings by artists, the anthology includes texts by critics, philosophers, politicians and literary figures.
"Occasionally one comes across a book that is at once compelling and frightening, a book that excites and disorientates, a book with intimations of the sublime. Art in Theory is such a book. An indispensable source book." (Arlis News-Sheet)
Paul Wood Biography
Paul Wood is Research Associate in the Department of Art History at the Open University. He has published widely in the field of art history and is co-editor of three previous volumes of Art in Theory, recounting the development of Western art from the Academy to postmodernism. Leon Wainwright is Professor of Art History at the Open University. He is the author of Timed Out: Art and the Transnational Caribbean (2011) and Phenomenal Difference: A Philosophy of Black British Art (2017). He has co-edited studies on modern and contemporary art, anthropology and museums. ... Read full biography
|Authors:||Paul Wood Charles Harrison|
|Publisher:||John Wiley and Sons Ltd|
|Languages:||| English ||
|Edition Statement:||2nd Edition|
|Publication date:||Jan. 11, 2005|
|First Publication Date:||None|
|Publication City/Country:||Oxford, United Kingdom|