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Author: Anna Moszynska
Publisher: London ; New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson, 1990.
Series: World of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Since the early years of this century, Western abstract art has fascinated, outraged and bewildered. Even today, the meaning and significance of abstract forms can still seem elusive or impenetrable ...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Moszynska
ISBN: 0500202370 9780500202371
OCLC Number: 26212614
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Contents: Observing the World: Paths to Abstraction 1910-14 --
Looking Inwards: Investigations 1912-20 --
Social Ideals: Constructing the Future 1920-39 --
Abstractions in Europe: 1939-56 --
Focus on Expression: USA 1939-56 --
Objective Approaches: Abstract art since 1956.
Series Title: World of art.
Responsibility: Anna Moszynska.


Explains how abstract art originated and evolved, discusses major abstract artists and movements, and looks at the current revival of abstract painting.  Read more...
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'A low-priced handbook of great clarity and competence' - The Times Literary Supplement 'Thoroughly researched ... fills a gap for students of the period as well as the interested general reader' - Read more...

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