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A survey of one of the most controversial epochs art history, the Modern Movement, this text combines a critical eye with a historian's insight into wider trends. It reflects the changes that have swept across the art world since 1960, challenging the old assumptions and certainties.
Paperback, 552 pages
Published 1977 by Phaidon Press
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Dany Awad
May 26, 2010 Dany Awad rated it really liked it
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Great book about modern art in the 20 & 21st centuries. about the new movement in art, including: cubism, surrealism, pop art, neo-expressionism, prestroika art and many many more.. with many illustrations and work of arts that will blew your mind.. it's a must to any bookshelf!
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Feb 20, 2017 John King rated it it was amazing
Great book covering some of my favorite artists and styles.
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I can't rate it fully yet, but I'm having a very hot and cold reaction to this book. On one hand, it helps make sense of the wildly diverse state of art today by connecting contemporary trends (or... more accurately, trends of ten years ago, since it was published in 1995) with the movements of the successive Modern movements and spin-offs. And even though I'm something of an art history appreciator, and already "know" about these movements, it seems to give me a new slant on even my own work as ...more
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John Edward McKenzie Lucie-Smith, known as Edward Lucie-Smith, is an English writer, poet, art critic, curator and broadcaster.

Lucie-Smith was born in Kingston, Jamaica, moving to the United Kingdom in 1946. He was educated at The King's School, Canterbury, and, after a little time in Paris, he read History at Merton College, Oxford from 1951 to 1954.

After serving in the Royal Air Force as an Educ
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