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Modern Art in America 1908-68 - 9780714875248

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  • Product code: BHBKN
  • ISBN: 9780714875248
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 21.8cm x 29.0cm
  • Pages: 352
  • Publish date: 04/09/2017

Modern Art in America 1908-68 (Paperback)

Modern Art in America 1908-68 - 9780714875248

William C. Agee


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A radical re-evaluation of American modernism through four generations of artists and their work - now in paperback."That rarity of rarities, an opinionated but not eccentric scholarly history by a veteran museum curator whose every page crackles with original thinking and bears the stamp of a preternaturally sharp eye? Excellent reproductions and crisp typography complement the lucid prose." -Wall Street JournalTwentieth-century art in America has long been understood in two very separate distinct halves: pre-World War II, often considered as inferior and provincial; and the triumphant, international post-war work that made a complete break with everything that went before. Agee discovers exciting new connections between artists and artworks, which strongly suggest that 1945 was not such a dividing line in art history after all. His fresh research offers an innovative approach and a brilliant take on art history.

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Product Details

  • Product code: BHBKN
  • ISBN: 9780714875248
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 21.8cm x 29.0cm
  • Pages: 352
  • Publish date: 04/09/2017

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