1st Edition

Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century

Edited By

Chris Murray

ISBN 9780415222020
Published December 27, 2002 by Routledge
340 Pages

USD $29.95

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Book Description

Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century offers a unique and authoritative guide to modern responses to art. Featuring 48 essays on the most important twentieth century writers and thinkers and written by an international panel of expert contributors, it introduces readers to key approaches and analytical tools used in the study of contemporary art. It discusses writers such as Adorno, Barthes, Benjamin, Freud, Greenberg, Heuser, Kristeva, Merleau-Ponty, Pollock, Read and Sontag.


'This marvelously lucid book will prove invaluable for students and teachers alike.' - David Carrier, Cleveland Institute of Art, USA