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British Art in the Cultural Field : 1939-69

By: Contributor(s): Publication details: United States; John Wiley & Sons Inc; 21 Sep 2012Description: 278 Pages; PaperbackISBN:
  • 9781118275849
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 709.41
Summary: Informed by new research, this rich collection of thought-provoking essays presents a fresh assessment of British Art in the Cultural Field, 1939-69, locating influential artists, movements, institutions, and individual works against the changing economic and cultural landscape to shed new light on this seminal period in British art history. * International art historians explore many different aspects of the period which saw post-war austerity, decolonisation, and the birth of postmodernism * Takes a variety of approaches, from the broad canvas of the political economy of art to closely attentive readings of individual artists and works, from Bacon to Stirling, and the Independent Group to Pop Art * Invaluable for students and scholars of the field, as well as general readers, including the growing number of collectors of twentieth-century British art
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Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Karachi Arts 709.41 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Withdrawn PKLC009815
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Lahore In Store 709.41 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Withdrawn Book in store PKLC002911
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Informed by new research, this rich collection of thought-provoking essays presents a fresh assessment of British Art in the Cultural Field, 1939-69, locating influential artists, movements, institutions, and individual works against the changing economic and cultural landscape to shed new light on this seminal period in British art history. * International art historians explore many different aspects of the period which saw post-war austerity, decolonisation, and the birth of postmodernism * Takes a variety of approaches, from the broad canvas of the political economy of art to closely attentive readings of individual artists and works, from Bacon to Stirling, and the Independent Group to Pop Art * Invaluable for students and scholars of the field, as well as general readers, including the growing number of collectors of twentieth-century British art

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