isms

Author: Sam Phillips
Publisher: Herbert Press
ISBN: 1912217201
Release Date: 2018-09-20
Genre:

This is a handy guide to the art 'isms' of the modern day. From Impressionism and the birth of modern art to street art and Internationalism of the 21st century, it gives a practical introduction to all the significant isms that have shaped modern art history. For each ism, there is a clear definition, an introduction to the topic, lists of key artists, key words, and key works from the movement, as well as references to other isms that the reader might be interested in. This book is a must for anyone with an interest in modern art - whether occasional visitors to galleries, students of art or more knowledgeable art connoisseurs.A new edition of the original bestselling title, Isms: Understanding Modern Art now includes four brand new chapters covering Archive Art, Neo-Formalism, Post-Internet Art and Virtual Reality.

Isms

Author: Sam Phillips
Publisher: Rizzoli Publications
ISBN: 9780789324689
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Art

Presents an introduction to modern art beginning with Impressionism up to the present, with details on the key concepts, methods, styles, and impact of each movement along with major artists and works.

isms

Author: Stephen Little
Publisher: Universe Pub
ISBN: 0789312093
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Art

An introductory guide to the visual arts offers a look at the many "isms" that are used to define art movements, with a discussion of the various art historical periods, their significance, and their most important artists and works.

Isms Understanding Photography

Author: Emma Lewis
Publisher: Universe Publishing(NY)
ISBN: 0789334224
Release Date: 2018-03-13
Genre:

An engaging, informative guide to all the significant schools and movements that have shaped photography through the present day, in Rizzoli's popular "isms" series. This concise reference packs an enormous amount of detail into an attractive, small package, tracing the evolution of photography from its early experimental stage up through the current era of the digital selfie. Organized chronologically, this is a uniquely international, and wide-ranging guide to photography with concise, readable, and jargon-free but scholarly insight into major photographers and movements of the past 170 years. The book presents an introduction to photography beginning with the earliest daguerreotypes and proceeds up to the Instagram present, with details on the key movements, concepts, methods, styles, and impact of each movement along with major artists and works. In an age when photography has more resonance and interest--and practitioners--than ever before, this book is perfect for both the interested general reader as well as the student.

Understanding Modern Art

Author: Monica Bohm-Duchen
Publisher: Edc Pub
ISBN: 0746004753
Release Date: 1990-12-31
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

-- Wide variety of styles discussed to help readers know what to look or listen for to enhance their enjoyment -- Puts the arts in historical context

What are You Looking At

Author: Will Gompertz
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780142180297
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Art

Presents an irreverent narrative tour of modern art that explains its cultural relevance and why it is so compelling, tracing a century's worth of movements, achievements, and masterpieces that have reshaped the art world.

Understanding Religion

Author: Theodore P. C. Gabriel
Publisher: Universe Pub
ISBN: 0789315300
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Religion

An informative overview of the broad spectrum of human spiritual beliefs takes a close-up look at the world's great religions--Christianity, Buddhism, Judaism, Islam, and more--as well as individual sects, branches, and denominations, discussing fundamental tenets and creeds, rituals, how they are similar or different from other religions, key historical figures, and other topics. Original.

Modern Art

Author: David Britt
Publisher:
ISBN: 0500238413
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Art

With over 400 color illustrations, this authoritative introduction covers every major development in the visual arts, from Impressionism to Post-Modernism.

What are You Looking At

Author: Will Gompertz
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780670920495
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Art movements

What is modern art? Why do we either love it or loathe it? And why is it worth so much damn money? Join Will Gompertz, the BBC Arts Editor, and probably the world's first art history stand-up comedian, on a dazzling tour that will change the way you look at modern art forever. From Monet's water lilies to Van Gogh's sunflowers, from Warhol's soup cans to Hirst's pickled shark, hear the stories behind the masterpieces, meet the artists as they really were, and discover the real point of modern art. You will learn: Conceptual art isn't rubbish Picasso is a genius (but Cézanne might be better) Pollock is no drip Cubism has no cubes A urinal changed the course of art And why your five-year-old really couldn't do it Refreshing, irreverent and always straightforward, What Are You Looking At? cuts through the pretentious art speak and asks all the basic questions that you were too embarrassed to. After reading this, your next gallery or museum visit is going to be a little less intimidating, and a lot more interesting.

Why Your Five year old Could Not Have Done that

Author: Susie Hodge
Publisher: Prestel Publishing
ISBN: 3791347357
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Art

Come on, you know you've thought it--while viewing a "masterpiece" of abstract art, you mutter, "A kid could do that." Here Susie Hodge, author of How to Survive Modern Art, explains why the best examples of modern art are actually the result of sophisticated thought and serious talent. From Marcel Duchamp's notorious Fountain and the scribbles of Cy Twombly to Mark Rothko's multiforms and Carl Andre's uncarved blocks, Hodge addresses critical outrage with a revealing insight into the technical skill, layering of ideas, and sheer inspiration behind each work. In cleverly organized chapters such as "Objects/ Toys," "Provocations/Tantrums," and "People/Monsters," Hodges thoughtfully and definitively lays bare the perception that modern art is mere child's play.

MoMA Highlights

Author: Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN: 9780870708466
Release Date: 2013-06-01
Genre: Art

This new edition of MoMA Highlights is a fresh consideration of the Museum’s superlative collection of modern and contemporary art. It presents a rich chronological overview of the most significant artworks from each of MoMA's curatorial departments—painting and sculpture, drawings, prints and illustrated books, photography, architecture and design, film, and media and performance art—with each work represented by a vibrant image and a short informative text. This redesigned volume features 115 new works since the previous edition, many of them recent acquisitions, ranging from typefaces to sculptures to conceptual performances that reflect the Museum’s ongoing dedication to the art of our time. MoMA Highlights is an indispensable resource for exploring one of the premier art collections in the world.

Isms

Author: Mairi MacKenzie
Publisher: New Amsterdam Books
ISBN: 1408105799
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Clothing and dress

Traces the evolution of costume history and fashion through a series of interconnected trends and movements (a.k.a. "isms") from the Greco-Roman toga and the antebellum hoop skirt to the latest from the runway.

Film Isms

Author: Ronald Bergan
Publisher: Rizzoli Publications
ISBN: 9780789322142
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Performing Arts

Offers a guide to the "isms" that define movements in film, describing the category, its significance, and some of prominent artists and works that represent it.

Contemporary Art

Author: Charlotte Bonham-Carter
Publisher: Goodman Publishers
ISBN: 1847960588
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Art

This veritable Who's Who of contemporary art—now in a new format and fully updated—contains 200 of the most influential, widely exhibited, and talented artists. Spanning 40 years, the list ranges from Lucian Freud, Louise Bourgeois, and Jasper Johns to Ai WeiWei, Subodh Gupta, Matthew Barney, Damien Hirst, and Tracey Emin. Insightful biographies, with a special focus on key works, and cross-referencing to linked artists, themes, and movements, make this the essential insider's guide to the international art scene.