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50 modern artists you should know / Christiane Weidemann, Christine Nippe ; [translated from the German by Paul Aston].

By: Weidemann, Christiane.
Contributor(s): Aston, Paul | Nippe, Christine.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The 50 series. Publisher: Munich : Prestel , 2010Description: 157 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9783791344706 (pbk.).Other title: Fifty modern artists you should know | Modern artists you should know.Subject(s): Artists -- Biography | Modernism (Art) | Art, ModernDDC classification: 709.22
Contents:
James McNeill Whistler -- Paul Cézanne -- Claude Monet -- Auguste Rodin -- Henri Rousseau -- Mary Cassatt -- Paul Gauguin -- Vincent van Gogh -- Georges Seurat -- Gustav Klimt -- Edvard Munch -- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec -- Vasily Kandinsky -- Henri Matisse -- Paul Klee -- Kasimir Malevich -- Franz Marc -- Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- Pablo Picasso -- Edward Hopper -- Marc Chagall -- Marcel Duchamp -- Georgia O'Keefe -- Giorgio de Chirico -- Egon Schiele -- Max Ernst -- Joan Miró -- René Magritte -- Henry Moore -- Mark Rothko -- Salvador Dalí -- Frida Kahlo -- Francis Bacon -- Louise Bourgeois -- Jackson Pollock -- Joseph Beuys -- Lucian Freud -- Roy Lichtenstein -- Andy Warhol -- Cy Twombly -- Jasper Johns -- Niki de Saint Phalle -- Gerhard Richter -- David Hockney -- Chuck Close -- Anselm Kiefer -- Jeff Koons -- Jean-Michel Basquiat -- Damien Hirst -- Matthew Barney.
Summary: A century and a half of masterpieces is covered in this chronologically arranged volume that captures the development of art in a new age. Starting with James Abbott McNeill Whistler and ending with Matthew Barney, nearly every prominent figure in Modern art is represented in double-page spreads that show how these artists continued to redefine norms and challenge tradition. Biographical and anecdotal information about each artist is provided alongside large reproductions of their most celebrated works, stunning details, and images of the artists themselves. A color-coded timeline spans the entire volume, showing overlapping careers and important historical dates. --from publisher description.
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James McNeill Whistler -- Paul Cézanne -- Claude Monet -- Auguste Rodin -- Henri Rousseau -- Mary Cassatt -- Paul Gauguin -- Vincent van Gogh -- Georges Seurat -- Gustav Klimt -- Edvard Munch -- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec -- Vasily Kandinsky -- Henri Matisse -- Paul Klee -- Kasimir Malevich -- Franz Marc -- Ernst Ludwig Kirchner -- Pablo Picasso -- Edward Hopper -- Marc Chagall -- Marcel Duchamp -- Georgia O'Keefe -- Giorgio de Chirico -- Egon Schiele -- Max Ernst -- Joan Miró -- René Magritte -- Henry Moore -- Mark Rothko -- Salvador Dalí -- Frida Kahlo -- Francis Bacon -- Louise Bourgeois -- Jackson Pollock -- Joseph Beuys -- Lucian Freud -- Roy Lichtenstein -- Andy Warhol -- Cy Twombly -- Jasper Johns -- Niki de Saint Phalle -- Gerhard Richter -- David Hockney -- Chuck Close -- Anselm Kiefer -- Jeff Koons -- Jean-Michel Basquiat -- Damien Hirst -- Matthew Barney.

A century and a half of masterpieces is covered in this chronologically arranged volume that captures the development of art in a new age. Starting with James Abbott McNeill Whistler and ending with Matthew Barney, nearly every prominent figure in Modern art is represented in double-page spreads that show how these artists continued to redefine norms and challenge tradition. Biographical and anecdotal information about each artist is provided alongside large reproductions of their most celebrated works, stunning details, and images of the artists themselves. A color-coded timeline spans the entire volume, showing overlapping careers and important historical dates. --from publisher description.

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