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This new edition has been restructured to make the key themes as accessible as possible and updated to include many more recent examples of art practice.

Author: Pam Meecham

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415281946

Category: Art

Page: 354

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Modern Art: A Critical Introduction traces the historical and contemporary contexts for understanding modern art movements and the theories which influenced and attempted to explain them. This approach forgoes the chronological march of art movements and '-isms' in favour of looking at the ways in which art has been understood. It investigates the main developments in art interpretation from the same period, from Kant to post-structuralism, and draws examples from a wide range of art genres including painting, sculpture, photography, installation and performance art. The book includes detailed discussions of visual art practices both inside and outside the museum. This new edition has been restructured to make the key themes as accessible as possible and updated to include many more recent examples of art practice. An expanded glossary and notes section and a list of key figures and events provide definitions of the range of terms used within theoretical discussion and critical reference. Illustrated with a wide range of visual examples, Modern Art: A Critical Introduction is a lively and accessible account of modern art and its histories.
2005 By Pam Meecham

Modern Art : A Critical Introduction This exciting new textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to modern and post - modern art . Pam Meecham and Julie Sheldon bring together theory , history and the art works themselves to help ...

Author: Pam Meecham

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415172357

Category: Art

Page: 246

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This textbook provides a comprehensive guide to modern and post-modern art. The authors bring together history, theory and the art works themselves to help students understand how and why art has developed during the 20th century.
2000 By Pam Meecham

H.H. ARNASON AND P. KALB (2004) History of Modern Art, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, 5th edition. Also see H.H. ARNASON (1988) A History of Modern Art, London: Thames and Hudson. This revised and updated third edition ...

Author: Liz Wells

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317539735

Category: Art

Page: 420

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Photography: A Critical Introduction was the first introductory textbook to examine key debates in photographic theory and place them in their social and political contexts, and is now established as one of the leading textbooks in its field. Written especially for students in higher education and for introductory college courses, this fully revised edition provides a coherent introduction to the nature of photographic seeing. Individual chapters cover: Key debates in photographic theory and history Documentary photography and photojournalism Personal and popular photography Photography and the human body Photography and commodity culture Photography as art This revised and updated fifth edition includes: New case studies on topics such as: materialism and embodiment, the commodification of human experience, and an extended discussion of landscape as genre. 98 photographs and images, featuring work from: Bill Brandt, Susan Derges, Rineke Dijkstra, Fran Herbello, Hannah Höch, Karen Knorr, Dorothea Lange, Chrystel Lebas, Susan Meiselas, Lee Miller, Martin Parr, Ingrid Pollard, Jacob Riis, Alexander Rodchenko, Andres Serrano, Cindy Sherman and Jeff Wall. Fully updated resource information, including guides to public archives and useful websites. A full glossary of terms and a comprehensive bibliography. Contributors: Michelle Henning, Patricia Holland, Derrick Price, Anandi Ramamurthy and Liz Wells.
2015-01-30 By Liz Wells

Her books include: Modern Art: A Critical Introduction (2nd edition, 2004) and Making American Art (2008) (both co-authored with Pam Meecham); Art in a City Revisited (co-edited with Bryan Biggs); The Letters of Elizabeth Rigby, ...

Author: Pam Meecham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118639849

Category: Art

Page: 568

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A Companion to Modern Art presents a series of original essays by international and interdisciplinary authors who offer a comprehensive overview of the origins and evolution of artistic works, movements, approaches, influences, and legacies of Modern Art. Presents a contemporary debate and dialogue rather than a seamless consensus on Modern Art Aims for reader accessibility by highlighting a plurality of approaches and voices in the field Presents Modern Art’s foundational philosophic ideas and practices, as well as the complexities of key artists such as Cezanne and Picasso, and those who straddled the modern and contemporary Looks at the historical reception of Modern Art, in addition to the latest insights of art historians, curators, and critics to artists, educators, and more
2018-02-13 By Pam Meecham

Mack, Gerhard and Harald Szeemann: Art Museums into the 21st Century. ... Marquis, Alice Goldfarb: Alfred Barr Jr.: Missionary for the Modern. ... Blackwell, 2003 Meecham, Pam and Julie Sheldon: Modern Art: A Critical Introduction.

Author: Mr J Pedro Lorente

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9781409482239

Category: Art

Page: 330

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Where, how, by whom and for what were the first museums of contemporary art created? These are the key questions addressed by J. Pedro Lorente in this new book. In it he explores the concept and history of museums of contemporary art, and the shifting ways in which they have been imagined and presented. Following an introduction that sets out the historiography and considering questions of terminology, the first part of the book then examines the paradigm of the Musée des Artistes Vivants in Paris and its equivalents in the rest of Europe during the nineteenth century. The second part takes the story forward from 1930 to the present, presenting New York's Museum of Modern Art as a new universal role model that found emulators or 'contramodels' in the rest of the Western world during the twentieth century. An epilogue, reviews recent museum developments in the last decades. Through its adoption of a long-term, worldwide perspective, the book not only provides a narrative of the development of museums of contemporary art, but also sets this into its international perspective. By assessing the extent to which the great museum-capitals – Paris, London and New York in particular – created their own models of museum provision, as well as acknowledging the influence of such models elsewhere, the book uncovers fascinating perspectives on the practice of museum provision, and reveals how present cultural planning initiatives have often been shaped by historical uses.
2013-07-28 By Mr J Pedro Lorente

23 Pam Meecham and Julie Sheldon, Modern Art: A Critical Introduction (New York: Routledge, 2000), 7–8. 24 Meecham and Sheldon, Modern Art: A Critical Introduction, 163. Also see Anne Middleton Wagner's examination of Lee Krasner in ...

Author: Helen Langa

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351576758

Category: Art

Page: 278

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Numerous American women artists built successful professional careers in the mid-twentieth century while confronting challenging cultural transitions: shifts in stylistic avant-gardism, harsh political transformations, and changing gender expectations for both women and men. These social and political upheavals provoked complex intellectual and aesthetic tensions. Critical discourses about style and expressive value were also renegotiated, while still privileging masculinist concepts of aesthetic authenticity. In these contexts, women artists developed their careers by adopting innovative approaches to contemporary subjects, techniques, and media. However, while a few women working during these decades have gained significant recognition, many others are still consigned to historical obscurity. The essays in this volume take varied approaches to revising this historical silence. Two focus on evidence of gender biases in several exhibitions and contemporary critical writings; the rest discuss individual artists' complex relationships to mainstream developments, with attention to gender and political biases, cultural innovations, and the influence of racial/ethnic diversity. Several also explore new interpretative directions to open alternative possibilities for evaluating women's aesthetic and formal choices. Through its complex, nuanced approach to issues of gender and female agency, this volume offers valuable and exciting new scholarship in twentieth-century American art history and feminist studies.
2017-07-05 By Helen Langa

HARRIS HYBRIDITY VERSUS TRADITION : CONTEMPORARY ART AND CULTURAL POLITICS 8 ... 3 I discuss changes in the social profile of art history in Britain and the US from the 1950s onwards in The New Art History : A Critical Introduction ...

Author: Jonathan P. Harris

Publisher: Liverpool University Press

ISBN: 0853239584

Category: Art

Page: 271

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Comprising examples of artwork and a series of essays, this collection examines and assesses the current status of painting within global contemporary art. It sheds light on fine art as it is understood as a facet of a global culture and society dominated by Northern European and US power and history.
2003-01-01 By Jonathan P. Harris

Writing Back to Modern Art Writing Back to Modern Art assesses the ' critical modernisms ' of the three leading art writers of ... Hegemony , Historicism ( 2003 ) and The New Art History : A Critical Introduction ( Routledge , 2001 ) .

Author: Jonathan P. Harris

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415324297

Category: Art

Page: 263

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Studying the art writing and critique of the three leading art writers of the latter 20th century with focus on canonical modern artists, Harris brings us this study which assesses the development of modern art writing.

and, as such, anything that achieves that aim can be considered to be art. It also suggests that since a degree of intellectual engagement is required, in order to 'get' modern art, one needs to be part of an intellectual elite.

Author: Matt Henn

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446241080

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

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A Critical Introduction to Social Research is the new, updated and improved edition of A Short Introduction to Social Research. This book introduces students and researchers to the key ideas and issues that inform research practice. In it, Henn, Weinstein and Foard provide a clear and easy-to-understand route-map to help the reader plan their research project from beginning to end. A Critical Introduction is perfect for use on introductory methods courses and is also an invaluable guide for the first time researcher embarking on their own small-scale research project. This new second edition now features updated chapters which reflect recent debates and developments in the field, including: - New coverage of emancipatory and feminist approaches; - Comparative research methods, evaluation research, and action research; - Online research; - Glossary of key terms; - Revised further reading sections at the end of each chapter which include peer-reviewed research articles. This book aims to prepare students and new researchers for their research project. Brilliantly written throughout, this is your essential guide to the theory of research, the practice of research and the best ways to plan and manage your research.
2009-11-18 By Matt Henn

Jonathan Harris examines and accounts for the new approaches to the study of art which have been grouped loosely under the term 'the new art history'.

Author: Jonathan Harris

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134582501

Category: Art

Page: 320

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The New Art History provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental changes which have occurred in both the institutions and practice of art history over the last thirty years. Jonathan Harris examines and accounts for the new approaches to the study of art which have been grouped loosely under the term 'the new art history'. He distinguishes between these and earlier forms of 'radical' or 'critical' analysis, explores the influence of other disciplines and traditions on art history, and relates art historical ideas and values to social change. Structured around an examination of key texts by major contemporary critics, including Tim Clarke, Griselda Pollock, Fred Orton, Albert Boime, Alan Wallach and Laura Mulvey, each chapter discusses a key moment in the discipline of art history, tracing the development and interaction of Marxist, feminist and psychoanalytic critical theories. Individual chapters include: * Capitalist Modernity, the Nation-State and Visual Representation * Feminism, Art, and Art History * Subjects, Identities and Visual Ideology * Structures and Meanings in Art and Society * The Representation of Sexuality
2002-09-11 By Jonathan Harris