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A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

Ian Chilvers and John Glaves-Smith

Third edition


Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191792229 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780191792229.001.0001

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Over 2,000 entries

This authoritative reference work boasts worldwide coverage of modern and contemporary art from 1900 to the present day. It features A to Z entries on movements, styles, techniques, artists, critics, schools, and galleries. A valuable resource for artists, art students, and art lovers, it gives indication of public collections and publicly sited works as well as suggestions for further reading within entries.

For this new edition the existing entries have been revised and updated, and more than 80 new entries have been added, expanding the international coverage of the dictionary heavily with entries for artists such as Hilma af Klint, Nasreen Mohamedi, Lygia Pape, and Anri Sala. It is an ideal reference for students and teachers of art history, artists, and anyone with an interest in modern and contemporary art and culture.

Book.  3128 pages.  647109 words. 

Subjects: History of Art

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