Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century

Author(s): Chris Murray

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Key Writers on Art: The Twentieth Century provides a unique and authoritative guide to modern responses to art. Featuring 48 essays on major twentieth-century writers and thinkers, and written by an international panel of expert contributors, it introduces readers to the key approaches and analytical tools of contemporary art study and debate, including iconography, formalism, Marxism, feminism, semiotics, Freudian psychoanalysis, object-relations theory, aesthetics, the psychology of perception, and deconstruction. Each entry includes:

  • a critical essay
  • a short biography
  • a bibliography listing both primary and secondary texts
Unique in its range and accessibly written, this book, together with its companion volume Key Writers on Art: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century, provides an invaluable guide for students as well as general readers with an interest in art history, aesthetics and visual culture.


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  • : 9780415222020
  • : taylor
  • : taylor
  • : books

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  • : Paperback
  • : Chris Murray