Art in Theory, 1900-1990: An Anthology of Changing Ideas

by Charles Harrison (Editor)

Other authorsPaul Wood (Editor)
Paper Book, 1993




Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 1993.


These 300 texts provide a vivid introduction to the history of art between 1900 and 2000. Major themes considered include: concepts of genius and originality, modes of landscape painting, the question of Modernity, and the aesthetics of photography.

User reviews

LibraryThing member dirtygremlin
Comprehensive primary resource for the art curious.
LibraryThing member broadcall
a fairly good compendium of excerpts from primary documents (and the entire text of some shorter pieces). it's a mostly useful go-to guide, but is probably more helpful as a skipping stone, an index to direct you towards the original sources.


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