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By David Hopkins

modern paintings could be baffling and gorgeous, provocative and irritating. This pioneering publication offers a brand new examine the arguable interval among 1945 and 2000, whilst artwork and its conventional kinds have been known as into query. It specializes in the connection among American and eu paintings, and demanding situations formerly held perspectives in regards to the origins of a few of the main cutting edge rules in artwork of this time.

Major artists similar to Jackson Pollock, Jasper Johns, Yves Klein, Andy Warhol, Louise Bourgeois, Cindy Sherman, and Damien Hirst are all mentioned, as is the paintings global of the final fifty years. very important developments also are coated together with summary Expressionism, Pop paintings, Minimalism, Conceptualism, Postmodernism, and the paintings of the nineties.

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