The 20th-Century Art Book: 15-Unit Book Tower

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- A complement to the landmark Art Book, this volume is an accessible guide to the art of the 20th century- Showcases 500 artists in alphabetical order, placing early stars like Monet, Picasso and Dalf alongside the most innovative contemporary artists- Documents the myriad new media utilized by artists - from oil and collage to sculpture and readymades to installation and video- Each artist is represented by a full-page colour plate and a biographical text that both explains the image and introduces its creator- Easy to use: cross-references make connections between artists, while a glossary defines terms and artistic movements, and an international directory of museums and galleries helps readers to encounter the art face to face- Mini and midi formats are also available, which have all of the visual impact and educational value of the original in a more lightweight, portable formatshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 250 x 290mm
  • Phaidon Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 500 colour illustrations
  • 0714835862
  • 9780714835860

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'This superbly illustrated, alphabetically arranged celebration of 500 modern artists is a model of its kind.'show more