The author of The Fatal Shore and Time magazine's art critic here presents a greatly expanded version of a PBS television series on modern art, and includes some 270 color illustrations. Although he frequently deals in generalities, "choice anecdotes, telling characterizations, witty observations flow from his pen," lauded PW . The "chapters bristle with apt insights."
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A beautifully illustrated hundred-year history of modern art, from cubism to pop and avant-guard. More than 250 color photos.See all Editorial Reviews
An authoritative book that I will dip in and out of.
Something to consult occasionally rather than to read through.
Just what I wanted.
While providing fascinating insight, Robert Hughes can be a bit pompous at times. The way that he sorted the works and artists can be confusing because he mixes artists of... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Elle Burkhart
It is in good quality, but it is old and dirty. I found few bugs in it.. Ew.Published 11 months ago by potter
Best introduction and review of twentieth century art availablePublished 11 months ago by Amazon Customer
The seller was great in sending me the book quickly. I do not blame the seller at all.
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Excellent book for all those interested in art. Timely delivery by book shipper. Would recommend.Published 12 months ago by Sarg