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ArtSpeak: A Guide to Contemporary Ideas, Movements, and Buzzwords, 1945 to the Present

ArtSpeak: A Guide to Contemporary Ideas, Movements, and Buzzwords, 1945 to the Present

Atkins, Robert, author

An expanded, full colour 3rd edition of the leading lexicon of contemporary art. The leading lexicon of contemporary art returns in an expanded, full-color third edition. An indispensable guide for art-world neophytes and seasoned professionals alike, the best-selling ArtSpeak returns in a revised and expanded third edition, illustrated in full color. Nearly 150 alphabetical entries?30 of them new to this edition?explain the who, what, where, and when of postwar and contemporary art. These concise mini-essays on the key terms of the art world are written with wit and common sense by veteran critic Robert Atkins. More than eighty images, most in color, illustrate key works of the art movements discussed, making ArtSpeak a visual reference, as well as a textual one. A timeline traces world and art-world events from 1945 to the present day, and a single-page ArtChart provides a handy overview of the major art movements in that period

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Third Edition edition.
Published New York: Abbeville Press, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Robert Atkins
ISBN: 0789260360, 9780789260369
Physical Description: 280 pages
Subject: Later 20th century c 1950 to c 1999; History of art; Art and Design
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Askews and Holts. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other formats: Also available in printed form ISBN 9780789211514