ArtSpeak: A Guide to Contemporary Ideas, Movements, and by Robert Atkins

By Robert Atkins

The top lexicon of up to date artwork returns in an accelerated, full-color 3rd variation and is now to be had for the 1st time as an ebook.

An crucial consultant for art-world neophytes and pro execs alike, the best-selling ArtSpeak returns in a revised and multiplied 3rd version, illustrated in complete colour. approximately a hundred and fifty alphabetical entries—30 of them new to this edition—explain the who, what, the place, and while of postwar and modern artwork. those concise mini-essays at the key phrases of the artwork global are written with wit and customary experience by way of veteran critic Robert Atkins. greater than 80 pictures, so much in colour, illustrate key works of the paintings pursuits mentioned, making ArtSpeak a visible reference, in addition to a textual one. A timeline strains international and art-world occasions from 1945 to the current day, and a single-page ArtChart presents a convenient evaluation of the main paintings pursuits in that period.

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