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Modern Painting

4.5  ·  Rating Details ·  2 Ratings  ·  1 Review
From the front cover: "Hugh Adams looks at the way that painting since 1907 has affected the present. He analyzes the idea of 'modernity' and the notion of change in art as 'advance'; the concept of revolution or rebellion in painting; the relationship between painters and society; the rise of public patronage; and the reasons why artists do not have the audiences they ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published May 1st 1979 by Mayflower Books
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tENTATIVELY, cONVENIENCE
Apr 28, 2008 tENTATIVELY, cONVENIENCE rated it it was amazing
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For someone who's not that interested in painting, I sure do love looking at the pictures in this bk. I just gave it a 5 star rating not b/c the bk itself is necessarily so amazing but b/c the paintings reproed w/in it are. The author writes:

"Not withstanding the art of the fur-covered teacup, the urinal, the ready-made, collage and assemblage which date from the first part of the century, it was not until the early-sixties that artists exploited alternatives to conventional painting and sculpt
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