This is Modern Art

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Seven Dials, 1999 - Art - 271 pages
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Modern art is controversial, intimidating, and bound to divide any group of people into opposing camps. But how many of us really understand it? With wit, knowledge, and plenty of illustrations, artist and author Matthew Collings opens our eyes to the shock of the new. He whisks us on a journey across the globe to galleries, museums, and studios, all the while offering hard information on major artists and movements as well as answers to the types of questions ordinary befuddled viewers might have: What makes art modern? Can anyone do it? And, whatever happened to beauty? An entertaining and enlightening survey.

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User Review  - Joanna - Goodreads

Matthew Collings has been rightly criticized for being simplistic and sometimes dismissive when writing about art movements and artists, but this book is a fun read. I think that his quick, funny style makes the contemporary art themes he writes about easier to understand. Read full review

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User Review  - Kurt - Goodreads

Interesting quick, opinionated survey of a handful of themes in 20th century and contemporary art. Worth my time. Read full review

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