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Visual Arts in the 20th Century by Edward Lucie-Smith

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Conceptual art,
  • History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945),
  • Art / Subjects & Themes / General,
  • Conceptual,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Trade Version

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9446543M
ISBN 100131833618
ISBN 109780131833616

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Words have appeared in visual art since classical times, but until the modern era their use was generally restricted to a few specific functions. In the early twentieth century, the Cubists Braque and Picasso began using words in their paintings and collages in entirely new ways, and their innovation was quickly adopted by other artists. Hugh Honour is one of the leading art historians of the 20th century. He is co-author with Nikolaus Pevsner and John Fleming of The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture. John Fleming founded and edited with Hugh Honour the Pelican Style and Civilization by: Before the Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and elsewhere at the turn of the 20th century, the term 'artist' had for some centuries often been restricted to a person working in the fine arts (such as painting, sculpture, or printmaking) and not the decorative arts, craft, or applied Visual arts media. Arguably the most eventful period in the history of art, the 20th century witnessed the birth (foreshadowed at the end of the 19th century) and outgrowth of abstraction, along with innumerable movements that came and went amidst radical changes across the globe. Some of most influential modern and contemporary art movements and developments of the century include Fauvism, .