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Modern and Contemporary Art - Oxford Dictionary

Modern and Contemporary Art - Oxford Dictionary

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Powered by Handmark, A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art has been completely revised and updated for this major new edition. Over 300 entries have been added and it now contains entries on photography in modern art as well as the new media such as installation and Performance which are such a crucial element of the contemporary scene. With emphasis on recent art and artists, for example Ai Weiwei, Tracey Emin, and Damien Hirst, it has an exceptionally strong coverage of art from the 1960s onwards, which makes it ideal for contemporary art enthusiasts. Further reading is provided at entry level to assist those wishing to know more about a particular subject. In addition, this edition features recommended web links for many entries, which are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Artcompanion website.

The perfect companion for the desk, studio, bedside table, or gallery visits, A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art is an essential A-Z reference work for art students, artists, and art lovers.

+ More than 2,000 authoritative entries on all aspects of modern and contemporary art
+ Covers movements, styles, techniques, artists, critics, dealers, schools, and galleries
+ Strong international coverage of art and artists from the 1960s to the present day
+ Indications of public collections and publicly sited work
+ Biographical entries for artists worldwide, from the early 20th century to the early 21st
+Entry-level further reading recommendations
+ No wireless connection required
+ Buy one application and use it on your iPhone or iPad, optimized for both devices!
+ Brand-new integrated design is accessible, clear, and easy to use.
+ Fuzzy search to help find those difficult to spell words.
+ Share entries via email, Facebook and Twitter
+ Tag words with bookmarks or custom tags for easy retrieval.

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