ISBN : 9780199218455
A beautifully illustrated, new edition of this pioneering study of art since 1945. Focussing mainly on the relationship between American and European Art, this book offers an up-to-date introduction to the major artists and movements of recent years.
1 The Politics of Modernism: Abstract Expressionism and the European Informel
2 Duchamp's Legacy: The Rauschenberg-Johns Axis
3 The Artist in Crisis: From Bacon to Beuys
4 Blurring Boundaries: Pop Art, Fluxus, and their Effects
5 Modernism in Retreat: Minimalist Aesthetics and Beyond
6 The Death of the Object: The Move to Conceptualism
7 Postmodernism: Theory and Practice in the 1980s
8 The 1990s: Fin de siecle?
9 Art and the New Millenium
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