Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being

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H.N. Abrams, 1995 - Art, American - 496 pages
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ART SINCE 1940: Strategies of Being

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An ambitious and glossy survey of contemporary Western art, packed with no-nonsense analysis and biographical detail on myriad artists. Fineberg (Art History/Univ. of Illinois) has a gift for incisive ... Read full review

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Fineberg (art history, Univ. of Illinois) asserts that the "implicit underlying subject matter of modern art is always the personality of the artist in its encounter with the world." Such explicit ... Read full review


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About the author (1995)

Jonathan Fineberg is Gutgsell Professor of Art History at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He has also taught at Yale, Harvard, and Columbia universities and is a trustee of the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C. In addition to editing "Discovering Child Art: Essays on Childhood, Primitivism, and Modernism, "he is the author of "The Innocent Eye: Children's Art and The Modern Artist, Art since 1940, "and "Imagining America: Icons of 20th Century American Art.

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