From the Publisher
TASCHEN's Basic Art movement and genre series: each book includes a detailed introduction with approximately 30 photographs, plus a timeline of the most important events (political, cultural, scientific, sporting, etc.) that took place during the time period. The body of the book contains a selection of the most important works of the epoch; each is presented on a 2-page spread with a full-page image and, on the facing page, a description/interpretation of the work, a reference work, portrait of the artist, quotes, and biographical information.
About the Author
The authors: Mark Tribe is an Assistant Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University. He founded Rhizome.org, an online resource for the New Media art community. His art work has been exhibited at the ZKM Center for Art and Media and the Ars Electronica Festival, and he has curated exhibitions at the New Museum of Contemporary Art and MASS MoCA. Reena Jana is a New York-based critic and editor. She has written on contemporary art and digital culture for a variety of publications, including Artforum, Art and Auction, Art in America, ARTnews, Bookforum, Flash Art, frieze, The New York Times, and Wired.