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How to understsnd modern art

G. A. Flanagan

How to understsnd modern art

by G. A. Flanagan

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Published by Thames and Hudson .
Written in English


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Statementby G.A. Flanagan.
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Open LibraryOL20963648M

Get this from a library! The art of looking: how to read modern and contemporary art. [Lance Esplund] -- A hand-signed porcelain urinal. An abstract drip painting. A silent hour performance. Art has changed since the days of Giotto, Michelangelo, and even Picasso--and many of us are perplexed. Do. Today's artists create work that's challenging, complicated and often perplexing. Exploring the significance and impact of a broad selection of the most prominent artists working in Europe, North and Latin America, Asia and Australasia, including Francis Alys, Marina Abramovi'c, Allora and Calzadilla, Maurizio Cattelan, Luc Tuymans and many more, 'How to Read Contemporary Art' provides a.

A veteran art critic helps us make sense of modern and contemporary artThe landscape of contemporary art has changed dramatically during the last hundred years: from Malevich's painting of a single black square and Duchamp's signed porcelain urinal to Jackson Pollock's midcentury "drip" paintings; Chris Burden's "Shoot" (), in which the artist was voluntarily shot in . A veteran art critic helps us make sense of modern and contemporary art The landscape of contemporary art has changed dramatically during the last hundred years: from Malevich's painting of a single black square and Duchamp's signed porcelain urinal to Jackson Pollock's midcentury "drip" paintings; Chris Burden's "Shoot" (), in which the artist was voluntarily shot in .

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