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By Hodge, Susie, 1960-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Thames & Hudson, 2012
This is Susie Hodge's passionate and persuasive argument against the most common disparaging remark levelled at modern art. She examines 100 works of...

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...

Paperback. English.
Published London; Cambridge, MA: Whitechapel Gallery; The MIT Press, 2010
'The Sublime' examines how contemporary artists and theorists explore ideas of the sublime, in relation to the unrepresentable, transcendence, terror,...

By Rhodes, Colin
Paperback. English.
Published London: Thames & Hudson, c1994
A fascination with the primitive lies at the heart of some of the most influential developments in Western art produced between 1890 and 1950 - a time...

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...

By Archer, Michael, 1954- author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Thames and Hudson, 2015
Third edition
Stylistic divergence is now the prevailing characteristic of both postmodernism and of art in general. Archer critically surveys art's relationship to...

Paperback. English.
Published London: Phaidon, 1999
The 20th-Century Art Book offers an A to Z guide to the art of an extraordinary century. 500 colour plates present celebrated works from old favourites...

By Hirst, Damien
Hardback. English.
Published London: Booth-Clibborn, 2005
Britain's most controversial artist presents a provocative statement of his ideas and obsessions
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