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The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge

Jean-François Lyotard - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 110 pages
In this book it explores science and technology, makes connections between these epistemic, cultural, and political trends, and develops profound insights into the nature of ...
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American Visions: The Epic History of Art in America

Robert Hughes - Art - 1997 - 635 pages
Traces the history of art in America, from the early works of Native Americans to the present day, and includes critical commentaries, anecdotes, profiles, and hundreds of ...
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The story of modern art

Norbert Lynton - Art - 1989 - 400 pages
This updated edition, which includes a new chapter about art in the 1980s,xplores artwork of the 20th century, from 1900 to the present day. The textxamines the motives behind ...
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The Madonna of the Future: Essays in a Pluralistic Art World

Arthur Coleman Danto - Art - 2001 - 450 pages
Danto writes about the contemporary art to be seen in museums and galleries, placing it in the context of the history of modern art and of current debates about essential ideas ...
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Triumph of Modernism: The Art World, 1987-2005

Hilton Kramer - Art - 2006 - 368 pages
The great authority and historical undergirding of Hilton Kramer's art criticism are on abundant display in this first collection of his pieces to appear in twenty years. The ...
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Modern art: painting, sculpture, architecture, photography

Sam Hunter, John M. Jacobus, Daniel Wheeler - Art - 2004 - 472 pages
Richly illustrated and clearly focused, this book surveys the genesis, development, and culmination of modern European/American painting, sculpture, architecture, and ...
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