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Current debates about the status of Modernism have led to an increasing interest in critical and aesthetic theories, and to a questioning of some of the traditional assumptions and limits of art history. The aim of this substantial anthology is to equip the student, teacher and interested general reader with the necessary materials for an up-to-date understanding of twenti ...more
Paperback, 1216 pages
Published January 12th 1993 by Wiley-Blackwell
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Laura P
I haven't read this whole book (it's like 2000 pages) but it is a really great reference for art historical essays, critical theory, and philosophy. Any seminal discussion of modern art is in here. I have read it for class and for fun.
Lady3jane
I doubt I will ever read this entire book, but it has been an excellent reference book over the years. A nice collection of primary sources, some very inspiring. I've used this both for school and while creating new pieces.
Dennis Dawson
invaluable text(s) by artists and critics. a must for anyone who is an artist and/or viewer of art
Jez
One of my fave art history reference books. Eventually you end up reading every essay. Research that's fun!
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Mar 31, 2008 Kimberly rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommended to Kimberly by: Barbara Buenger
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Required reading for my modern European art course with Barbara Buenger at UW-Madison.
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Charles Townsend Harrison, BA Hons (Cantab), MA (Cantab), PhD (London) was a prominent UK art historian who taught Art History for many years and was Emeritus Professor of History and Theory of Art at the Open University.

He was tutor in Art History, Open University, 1977-2005, Reader in Art History 1985-1994, Professor of the History & Theory of Art, 1994-2008, Professor Emeritus, 2008-2009; V
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