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Published: 01 June 2012

416 Pages | 160 illustrations

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199797073

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Themes of Contemporary Art

Visual Art after 1980

Third Edition

Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel

Offering a unique thematic approach to recent art history, Themes of Contemporary Art: Visual Art after 1980, Third Edition, focuses on eight central ideas recurring in art over the past few decades: identity, the body, time, memory, place, language, science, and spirituality.

New to this Edition:

  • Updated throughout with the most recent scholarship, research, and developments in the field
  • A new chapter on memory as a theme in contemporary art and culture
  • An updated timeline that reflects world events and developments in art and pop culture through today
  • 3 new artist profiles
  • 31 additional illustrations

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