Art in Theory 1900 - 2000 : An Anthology of Changing Ideas

Art in Theory 1900 - 2000 : An Anthology of Changing Ideas
Author: Paul Wood Charles Harrison
Rating: 3.96
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Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Book Format: Paperback
Binding: None
Pages: 1288
Hours of reading: 21.5 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: 40,24 €

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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 |
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ISBN13: 9780631227083
ISBN10: 0631227083
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Edition Statement: 2nd Edition
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Literature Country: None
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Book Format: Paperback
Book Binding: None
Paper: None
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Pages: 1288
Book Weight: 1862
Book Dimensions: 172x243x49
Circulation: None
Publication date: Jan. 11, 2005
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Publication City/Country: Oxford, United Kingdom

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