Abstract art in its many forms has been a dominant mode in the visual arts for the better part of a century. Popular histories usually trace "abstraction" as a succession of style or "isms," each set within it particular art-historical context, assuming a general familiarity with this kind of critical narrative. The book addresses itself to the interested non-specialist who frequents galleries and reads art books, but who often feels mystified when confronted by abstract work. Abstract art by its nature demands an ...

Abstract Art 2001, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521006316

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Abstract Art 2001, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521809283