The shock of the new

Knopf, 13 aug. 1991 - 444 pagina's
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An illustrated history of modern art describes the origins of modern painting, sculpture, and architecture, shows how world events affected the art, and explains why the movement is near its end

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Hughes is a great writer! - Goodreads
the best introduction to modern art i know of. - Goodreads
Robert Hughes' prose flows, clear and crisp. - Goodreads
Hughes identifies a selection of broad themes. - Goodreads

Review: The Shock of the New

Gebruikersrecensie  - Pieter - Goodreads

The book provides a good and well written introduction to modern art: paintings, design, architecture, etc. The many pictures visualize the theories of the author and familiarize the reader with ... Volledige recensie lezen

Review: The Shock of the New

Gebruikersrecensie  - Martin Fox - Goodreads

The Shock ofthe New is about just that: since Duchamp, 'art' has been trying to do just the one thing, shock us. Not all Art, of course, but this has been the leading trend, and the best-earning ... Volledige recensie lezen

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About the Author:
Born in Sydney, Australia, in 1938, Robert Hughes has been the art critic of Time since he moved from Europe to the United States in 1970. His books--The Shock of the New, The Fatal Shore, Nothing if Not Critical, Barcelona--have won many awards in Australia, America, and Europe, most recently
(1992) the international El Brusi prize for literature and communications given by the Olimpiada Cultural in Barcelona.

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