From Expressionism to Post-Modernism - Styles and Movements in 20th-Century Western Art

Author(s): Jane Turner (Editor)

History & Theory

The last hundred years has witnessed an explosion in the number of art movements, styles and schools that have emerged, with contemporary artists breaking traditional boundaries again and again. Modern styles are here defined by the experts. In more than 350 essays, the most popular movements Surrealism, Expressionism, Pop art and Art Deco are discussed alongside recent experiments in new media video art, land art and environmental art. The origins and artistic aims of such intriguing movements as the Donkey's Tail, the Kitchen Sink school and the Stupid group are fully covered. It is an ideal way to explore both the major and minor artistic movements of the 20th century.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780333920466
  • : Oxford University Press, Incorporated
  • : Oxford University Press, Incorporated
  • : April 2000
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jane Turner (Editor)
  • : Hardback
  • : very good
  • : xii, 430