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Styles, Schools & Movements

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Art in the modern era has come to be defined by its styles, schools, and movements. The more than three hundred collected here provide an essential introduction to the major developments in Western painting, sculpture, architecture, and design during one of the most dynamic and exciting periods in art history.


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Paperback, 312 pages
Published February 15th 2011 by Thames & Hudson (first published 2002)
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Steve
Oct 08, 2011 Steve rated it really liked it
Shelves: art, art-history
Exhaustive. Includes majors galleries associated with each school (modern and contemporary art): a smart thought. Although presented like an encyclopedia, reading the thing cover to cover makes you intimately aware of the impact art has had on all facets of society for the past couple of centuries -- not the least of which is the impact of art on art itself.

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Michelle
Dec 09, 2011 Michelle rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book to have if you love art. It was worth the extra weight in my luggage!
Danielle
Feb 03, 2009 Danielle rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great reference, plan to buy it!
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