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Conceptual Art (Phaidon Themes and Movements)

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This exciting series situates the work of individual artists within the bigger picture of modern art. The uninitiated reader and the scholar alike need look no further to understand the prevailing art tendencies of our time. The development of modern and contemporary art has been dominated by fundamental, revolutionary movements - such as Abstract Expressionism, Pop, Conce ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published June 24th 2002 by Phaidon Press
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Lorenzo
Jun 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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A handy encyclopedia of conceptual art since it's beginnings, describing the major contributors to this current supported by photos throughout.
The format of the book is particularly pleasant, and the size of it allows for a proper overview of the artistic current, that doesn't leave crucial, if not well known, artists out.
A comprehensive, inspiring reading I m glad I took the time for, and to which I may go back for references later on
Mark Nangle
May 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I love this marvel of a book. Peter Osborne! Your preface and role as editor is outstanding. The book is so comprehensive and generous in its scholarship. Phaidon must be incredibly proud. Take a bow!
Mayu
Muy buen libro introductorio sobre arte conceptual, con un formato cómodo que permite la reproducción de fotografías en buen tamaño (aunque algunas son demasiaaado pequeñas para mi gusto).
La selección de obras es interesante y bastante diversa, con epígrafes concretos y útiles. Osborne toma una posición intermedia y flexible sobre qué considera arte conceptual, posibilitando la inclusión de artistas comúnmente excluidos del canon y a la vez evitando caer en la sobreabundancia. (¡Se aprecia la in
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