Conceptual Art

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Tate Publishing, 2002 - Art, Modern - 80 pages
This introduction to conceptual art explores the reasons why the new avant-garde chose to produce such work. Conceptual art has set out to undermine two concepts associated with art - the production of objects to look at, and the act of contemplative looking itself.

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Part of the Tate Modern's "Movements in Modern Art" series-others include Abstraction, Cubism, and Surrealism, all published by Cambridge-this title might best be read in series rather than as a stand ... Read full review


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Paul Wood is Associate Professor of History at the University of Victoria, Canada.

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