The shock of the new

Voorkant
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
Hughes identifies a selection of broad themes. - Goodreads

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Gebruikersrecensie  - Jeremy - Goodreads

A thoroughly engaging overview of SOME aspects of modern art. Hughes is erudite, opinionated and a bit crotchety, qualities that made him an excellent critic and observer. He also makes the wise ... Volledige recensie lezen

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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

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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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