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Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century

Edited by Chris Murray

© 2003 – Routledge

340 pages

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pub: 2002-10-17
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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

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ART / Criticism & Theory
ART / History / General
ART / Reference
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies