Art of the Twentieth Century. The Avant-garde Movements 1900-1919

Terraroli, Valerio
Publisher: Skira
Binding: Hardcover
Language: English
Pages: 456
Measurements: 22.00 x 29.00 cm

1900-1919. The Avant-garde Movements is thè first of thè five-volume series that provides a complete and up-to-date summary of thè worldwide phenomena of thè art of thè 20th century and thè early years of thè new millennium, and an originai transversai analysis of thè artistic cultures of thè 20th century. The first volume is both an outstanding repertoire of images and an up-to-date source of information presented using a variety of means of communication and clear and attractive graphics. Its continuous narrative text, which provides thè underlying fabric of thè whole work, is supplemented by essays by international experts on particular and interdisciplinary themes, boxes containing deeper analyses, technical captions, and by copious appendices such as synoptic tables, a thematic bibliography and an index of artists and works.
1900-1919. The Avant-garde Movements analyses and illustrates thè personalities, movements, major figures and works that have given rise to contemporary art, from Matisse to Picasso, from Boccioni to Kirchner, from Kandinsky to Malevich, from De Chirico to Mondrian, to Duchamp. It takes thè reader through thè final developments of 19th-century culture, and explains thè artistic movements of thè first decade of thè 20th century, from thè Expressionists to thè Cubists, and from Futurism to thè explosion of Dadaism.

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