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This is modern art

This is modern art

Collings, Matthew

Published to coincide with the six part TV series, this book tells the story of modern art from Picasso to Damien Hirst. What is modern art? Why do we like/hate it? Can anybody do it? These and many other questions are answered in a refreshing style

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Seven Dials, 2000
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Statement of responsibility: Matthew Collings
ISBN: 1841881007, 9781841881003
Note: TV tie-in.
Note: Originally published: London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1999.
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: 271p. : ill. (chiefly col.), facsims. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Subject: Modern Art; Art, Modern History.

Author note

Matthew Collings is an artist, art historian and cultural critic. He used to present The Late Show and presents on Channel 4 London's most important art prize, the Turner Prize. His first book, Blimey! on the London Artworld from Bacon to Hirst was extremely well received and the first book to be published by 21, the publishing company set up by David Bowie and Modern Painters.