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Modern art: a critical introduction

Modern art: a critical introduction

Meecham, Pam; Sheldon, Julie, 1963-

This textbook provides a comprehensive guide to modern and post-modern art. The authors bring together history, theory and the art works themselves to help students understand how and why art has developed during the 20th century

Paperback, Hardback, Book. English.
2nd ed.
Published London: Routledge, 2005
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Statement of responsibility: Pam Meecham and Julie Sheldon
ISBN: 0415281938, 0415281946, 9780415281935, 9780415281942
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-342) and index.
Note: Previous ed.: 2000.
Physical Description: xi, 354 p., [16] p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 25 cm.
Subject: Art, Modern 20th century.


  1. What, When and Where was Modernism?
  2. Retreats from the Urban
  3. Monuments, Modernism and the Public Space
  4. The Nude in Modernity and Postmodernity
  5. From the Machine Aesthetic to Technoculture
  6. Modernism and Realism in US Art
  7. The Artist and the Museum: Muse or Nemesis?
  8. Identity Politics in Photography and Performance Art