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Author LinkHopkins, David,1955-
Title LinkAfter modern art : 1945-2000 / David Hopkins.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Description 282 p. :  ill. (some col.) ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( Oxford history of art )
Series ( Oxford history of art.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-258) and index.
Contents Contents: The politics of Modernism: Abstract Expressionism and the European informel -- Duchamp’s legacy: the Rauschenberg-Johns axis -- The artist in crisis: from Bacon to Beuys -- Blurring boundaries: Pop art, Fluxus, and their effects -- Modernism in retreat: Minimalist aesthetics and beyond -- The death of the object: the move to Conceptualism -- Postmodernism: theory and practice in the 1980s -- Into the 1990s.
Summary Modern and contemporary art can be both baffling and beautiful, it can also be innovative, political, and disturbing. Closely informed by critical approaches, this book sets out to provide the first concise interpretation of this period. Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Cindy Sherman, and Damien Hirst are among many artists discussed, within the political and cultural worlds they inhabited. The theoretical and issue-based debates that have driven the art of this period art along are followed through the key movements of Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptualism, Postmodernism. This book is intended as an introduction to art in the latter half of the 20th Century for students and the general reader interested in modern and contemporary art.
Subject LinkArt, American -- 20th century.
LinkArt, European -- 20th century.

System Number 000663254
ISBN Link019284234X (alk. paper)
Link9780192842343 (alk. paper)
Link0192842811 (hbk.)
Link9780192842817 (hbk.)

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