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By Lucie-Smith, Edward, 1933-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Phaidon, 1999
This is a lucid, authoritative and richly illustrated survey of movements in world art since 1960. The author's central argument is that the art world...

By Taylor, Brandon
Paperback. English.
Published London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1995
This is an international survey of contemporary art, taking a critical look at the work of established artists and exploring broader international trends...

By Meecham, Pam
Paperback. English.
Published London: Routledge, 2005
2nd ed
This textbook provides a comprehensive guide to modern and post-modern art. The authors bring together history, theory and the art works themselves to...

Hardback. English.
Published London: Thames and Hudson, 2016
Third edition / Hal Foster, Rosalind Krauss, Yves-Alain Bois, Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, David Joselit
An illustrated critical history which explores the developments of 20th-century art and looks at the different academic methods and theories that have...

By Heller, Nancy G
Paperback. English.
Published Princeton, N.J.; Oxford: Princeton University Press, c2002
The first time she made a pizza from scratch, art historian Nancy Heller made the observation that led her to write this guide to contemporary art. Comparing...

Paperback. English.
Published Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2005
While scholars and critics generally agree that the 1960s signaled the end of high modernism, what is less clear is how to characterize contemporary art...

By Gamboni, Dario
Hardback. English.
Published London: Reaktion, 1996
The first comprehensive examination of modern iconoclasm, The Destruction of Art looks at deliberate attacks against works of art in the nineteenth and...

Paperback. English.
Published Berkeley, Calif.; London: University of California Press, c2012
2nd ed., rev. and expanded. / by Kristine Stiles
The writings collected in this book, which take the form of artists' statements, interviews, and essays, make vivid each artist's aesthetic approach to...

By Drucker, Johanna
Hardback. English.
Published New York; Chichester: Columbia University Press, 1994
This examination of the modernist tradition in the visual arts provides a view of the history of modern art through a psychoanalytic and postructuralist...

By Krauss, Rosalind E
Hardback. English.
Published Cambridge, Mass.; London: MIT Press, c2010
The job of an art critic is to take perpetual inventory, constantly revising her ideas about the direction of contemporary art and the significance of...
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