Art Since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism: Volume 1: 1900 to 1944

4.2 avg rating
( 456 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780500285343: Art Since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism: Volume 1: 1900 to 1944
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

In this groundbreaking and original work of scholarship, four of the most influential and provocative art historians of our time have come together to provide a comprehensive history of art in the twentieth century, an age when artists in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere sought to overturn the traditions of the past and expectations of the present in order to invent new practices and forms.

Adopting a unique year-by-year approach, Foster, Krauss, Bois, and Buchloh present more than 50 short essays, each focusing on a crucial event—the creation of a seminal work, the publication of an artistic manifesto, the opening of a major exhibition—to tell the story of the dazzling diversity of practice and interpretation that characterizes the art of the period. All the turning points and breakthroughs of modernism and postmodernism are explored in depth, as are the frequent and sustained antimodernist reactions that proposed alternative visions of art and the world. Illustrating the authors' texts are more than 300 of the most important works of the century, many reproduced in full color.

The book's flexible structure and extensive cross-referencing allow readers to follow any one of the many narratives that unfold, whether that be the history of a medium such as photography or painting, the development of art in a particular country, the influence of a movement such as surrealism or feminism, or the emergence of a stylistic or conceptual category like abstraction or minimalism. Boxes give further background information on the important figures and issues.

In their insightful introductions, the four authors explain the different methods of art history at work in the book, providing the reader with the conceptual tools for further study. A roundtable discussion at the close of the book considers the questions raised by the preceding decades and look ahead to the art of the future. A glossary of terms and concepts completes this extraordinary volume.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780500285411: Art Since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism, Volume 1: 1900 to 1944 (College Text Edition with Art 20 CD-ROM)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0500285411 ISBN 13:  9780500285411
Publisher: Thames & Hudson, 2005
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

1.

Hal Foster
Published by Thames & Hudson
ISBN 10: 0500285349 ISBN 13: 9780500285343
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
RushLtd
(Denver, CO, U.S.A.)

Book Description Thames & Hudson. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think0500285349

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
43.16
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 0.81
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

2.

Hal Foster, Rosalind Krauss, Yve-Alain B
Published by Thames & Hudson (2005)
ISBN 10: 0500285349 ISBN 13: 9780500285343
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Thames & Hudson, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110500285349

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
48.90
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

3.

Hal Foster, Rosalind Krauss, Yve-Alain B
Published by Thames & Hudson (2005)
ISBN 10: 0500285349 ISBN 13: 9780500285343
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Thames & Hudson, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0500285349

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
52.42
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

4.

Hal Foster; Rosalind Krauss; Yve-Alain Bois; Benjamin H. D. Buchloh
Published by Thames & Hudson (2005)
ISBN 10: 0500285349 ISBN 13: 9780500285343
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Thames & Hudson, 2005. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0500285349

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
69.38
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

5.

Hal Foster
Published by Thames & Hudson (2005)
ISBN 10: 0500285349 ISBN 13: 9780500285343
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)

Book Description Thames & Hudson, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0500285349n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
195.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

6.

Hal Foster; Rosalind Krauss; Yve-Alain Bois; Benjamin H. D. Buchloh
Published by Thames & Hudson (2005)
ISBN 10: 0500285349 ISBN 13: 9780500285343
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Media Neat
(Des Plaines, IL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Thames & Hudson, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New, Gift condition Free Tracking Number Included! International Buyers Are Welcome! 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Seller Inventory # 58422C

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
847.14
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.28
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds