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Understanding modern art

Delphian Society.

Understanding modern art

an interpretation of the historical, psychological, philosophical, and scientific backgrounds of modern art.

by Delphian Society.

  • 226 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published in [Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art appreciation.,
  • Art.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementContributing authors: Leo Katz [and] James Carson Webster.
    SeriesIts Orientation for modern times, division [3]
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21977938M

    Isms: Understanding Art is the perfect pocket-sized guide for gallery and museum lovers who have a general interest in the arts, but not necessarily any formal education in the visual arts. With this portable and indispensable tool in hand, anyone can guide themselves through the world's prestigious museums and major art collections and recognize and intelligently discuss the 4/5(3).   These French painters and their work are a great case study for understanding what modern art is and how it came to be. Music used Endecha + Oremus by zsoundversion.

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    Book Overview An engaging and informative guide to all the significant "isms"--schools and movements--that have shaped modern and contemporary art from Impressionism to the present. Following on the heels of the bestselling Isms: Understanding Modern Art comes this handy small-format guide to the history and development of modern art since the. Modern Consciousness Research and the Understanding of Art book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. “Dr. Grof’s positive message of /5(8).


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The book explains how modern art came to be, and what preceded it, and some background on the works and the artists. The best works are chosen, and the explanations are excellent.

The book also shows the propaganda art of the Nazis and Soviets of the 20th century, and contrasts that with other works, such as by: 2. isms: Understanding Modern Art sorts art into a chronological sequence of more than 55 movements and schools, or "isms." Beginning with Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism, and Symbolism, it progresses through all the major and minor art movements of the twentieth century (Fauvism, German Expressionism, Futurism, Dadaism, and Social Realism among others) /5(20).

The book explains how modern art came to be, and what preceded it, and some background on the works and the artists. The best works are chosen, and the explanations are excellent. The book also shows the propaganda art of the Nazis and Soviets of the 20th century, and contrasts that with other works, such as Guernica/5(2).

-- Wide variety of styles discussed to help readers know what to look or listen for to enhance their enjoyment-- Puts the arts in historical context/5(8). UNDERSTANDING ART provides a balanced, fresh approach to art appreciation, incorporating coverage across the chronological and geographical spectrum.

This 11th edition features new and expanded sections on religious and world art, green buildings, graphic design, and conceptual art, as well as a new Art Tour for Los Angeles and over new images in the areas of /5(71).

"This important, unconventional book begins as a terrific first-aid manual, highly accessible and full of great common sense, for those for whom modern or contemporary art is puzzling or off-putting. It evolves into a dazzling, jargon-free display of the exercise of slow, close, curious looking at all kinds of art/5(8).

It is a book that helps one understand the crisis and seismic shift that would shape the modern history of art. Kenner's prose style itself brings to mind sections of The Waste Land. isms: Understanding Modern Art sorts art into a chronological sequence of more than 55 movements and schools, or "isms." Beginning with Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism, and Symbolism, it progresses through all the major and minor art movements of the twentieth century (Fauvism, German Expressionism, Futurism, Dadaism, and Social Realism.

isms: Understanding Modern Art sorts art into a chronological sequence of more than 55 movements and schools, or "isms." Beginning with Impressionism, Neo-Impressionism, and Symbolism, it progresses through all the major and minor art movements of the twentieth century (Fauvism, German Expressionism, Futurism, Dadaism, and Social Realism among Brand: Rizzoli.

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A good summary about most of the representative modern art for people like me who have absolutely zero understanding beforehand. That said, I really appreciate the way this book explains, with stories and famous artists/5. Looking for art books.

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It's most important to understand that "Art" doesn't exist. What you respond to and what I respond to, both positively and negatively, are likely to be so entirely different that it's ridiculous to even try to lump them together meaningfully.

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