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By Ian Chilvers,John Glaves-Smith

This special and authoritative reference paintings comprises round 2,000 transparent and concise entries on all features of contemporary and modern paintings. Its outstanding diversity of phrases contains pursuits, kinds, innovations, artists, critics, purchasers, colleges, and galleries. There are biographical entries for artists around the world from the start of the 20 th century via to brand new globalized paintings global, from conservatives and teachers to the main debatable of the
avant-garde, from loved ones names to a number of lesser identified figures. There are symptoms of public collections and publicly sited works, and in-depth entries for key subject matters (for instance, Cubism, summary artwork, and Conceptual art): this dictionary is an engaging and thorough advisor for someone with an interest
in smooth and modern tradition, novice or professional.

Formerly the Dictionary of twentieth Century artwork, the textual content has been thoroughly revised and up to date for this significant new version. Over three hundred entries were extra and it now includes entries on images in glossy artwork in addition to the hot media comparable to deploy and function that are this sort of the most important component of the modern scene. With emphasis on contemporary artwork and artists, for instance Ai Weiwei, Tracey Emin, and Damien Hirst, it has an incredibly robust assurance of paintings from the
1960s onwards, which makes it perfect for modern artwork lovers. extra studying is supplied at access point to aid these wishing to grasp extra a few specific topic. additionally, this variation gains steered internet hyperlinks for lots of entries, that are accessed and stored brand new through the Dictionary of
Modern and modern paintings better half website.

The excellent better half for the table, studio, bedside desk, or gallery visits, A Dictionary of recent and modern paintings is a necessary A-Z reference paintings for paintings scholars, artists, and paintings lovers.

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