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Art today

Art today
Art today


The author provides a sophisticated and wide-ranging account of the development of advanced art in the West from the 1970s until the early 21st century. Locating painting, sculpture, alternative media, film, video and installation art of the period, the book provides readings and connections in American and West as well as Central and East European art, in addition to Asia and Africa. Highly illustrated throughout in colour, the book explains the fate of broader concepts such as modernism, late modernism and post-modernism, as well as fundamental categories such as the ready-made, the photograph, authorship, the role of the museum infrastructure, and the major art fairs, critics and publicity mechanisms. An indispensable guide to the period and its complexities and critical controversies.
Art today, contemporary art, art history
1856694232
Laurence King; Prentice Hall
Taylor, Brandon
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Taylor, Brandon
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Taylor, Brandon (2004) Art today , London, UK; New York, USA. Laurence King; Prentice Hall, 256pp.

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The author provides a sophisticated and wide-ranging account of the development of advanced art in the West from the 1970s until the early 21st century. Locating painting, sculpture, alternative media, film, video and installation art of the period, the book provides readings and connections in American and West as well as Central and East European art, in addition to Asia and Africa. Highly illustrated throughout in colour, the book explains the fate of broader concepts such as modernism, late modernism and post-modernism, as well as fundamental categories such as the ready-made, the photograph, authorship, the role of the museum infrastructure, and the major art fairs, critics and publicity mechanisms. An indispensable guide to the period and its complexities and critical controversies.

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Published date: 2004
Keywords: Art today, contemporary art, art history

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Local EPrints ID: 16380
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/16380
ISBN: 1856694232
PURE UUID: 1525941e-1c49-4d59-a080-eb1351af17ec

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Date deposited: 29 Jul 2005
Last modified: 21 Jul 2020 16:54

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Author: Brandon Taylor

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