Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being 2nd edition (9780131839786) - Skip to main content
Ship-Ship-Hooray! Free Shipping on $25+ View Details about Free Shipping >
Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being

Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being - 2nd edition

Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780131839786

ISBN10: 0131839780

Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being by Jonathan Fineberg - ISBN 9780131839786
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
International: No
Art Since 1940: Strategies of Being by Jonathan Fineberg - ISBN 9780131839786

ISBN13: 9780131839786

ISBN10: 0131839780

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 00
You Save $113.02 (90%)
Condition: Very Good
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
We hand-inspect every one of our used books.

List price: $125.50

All of our used books are 100% hand-inspected and guaranteed! Happy you, happy us.

FREE Shipping on $25+
Order $25 or more and the shipping's on us. Marketplace items and other exclusions apply.
Ships Monday
Order by noon CST (Mon-Fri, excluding holidays). Some restrictions apply.
Easy 30-Day Returns
Not the right book for you? We accept returns within 30 days of purchase. Access codes are non-refundable once revealed or redeemed.
Ships directly from us

This title is currently not available in digital format.

Well, that's no good. Unfortunately, this edition is currently out of stock. Please check back soon.
Your 1st month is FREE*
Writing Help
Designed to reduce mistakes, improve writing habits and transform okay essays into stellar ones - with bartleby write, you can submit your paper with confidence. This all-in-one writing help tool includes grammar, spell, and plagiarism checkers, early scoring, and a citation tool. It's like have your own 24/7 virtual writing center.

* After your trial, your membership will automatically renew at $9.99 or the then current monthly fee unless you cancel. Trial starts at time of purchase. You may cancel at any time.

Also available in the Marketplace starting at $2.38 Hide Marketplace
Filter by: All ()  |  New ()  |  Like New ()  |  Very Good ()  |  Good ()  |  Acceptable ()
Price Condition Seller Comments

Shop Us With Confidence


This comprehensive and authoritative book illustrates art from the 1940's and stresses the individuality of the artists in relation to their political, social, and cultural contexts.

The book focuses on the meaning of the major works and innovations. It features nearly 600 illustrations (approximately half in color) representing art since 1940, both in Europe and America. It explores the full range of periods, artists, and movements: New York in the Forties; Calder, Hofmann, Gorky, Motherwell, De Kooning; Existentialism (Pollock, Newman, Rothko, David Smith); The New European Masters of the Late Forties (Dubuffet, Giacometti, Bacon), plus so much more.

For anyone interested in Postwar Art.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. New York in the Forties.
3. A Dialog with Europe.

(Calder, Hofmann, Gorky, Motherwell, De Kooning)

4. Existentialism Comes to the Fore.

(Pollock, Newman, Rothko, David Smith)

5. The New European Masters of the Late Forties.

(Dubuffet, Giacometti, Bacon)

6. Some International Tendencies of the Fifties.

(Purified Abstraction, Greenberg's Definition of Modernism, The Cobra, The Figurative Revival of the Fifties)

7. The Beat Generation: The Fifties in America.

(Cage, Rauschenberg, Junk Sculpture, Happenings, Fluxus, Oldenburg, Johns)

8. The European Vanguard of the Later Fifties.

(Nouveau Réalisme, Beuys, British Pop)

9. The Landscape of Signs: American Pop Art 1960 to 1965.

(Warhol, Lichtenstein, Rosenquist, Westermann, Saul, The Hairy Who, West Coast Pop, Arneson)

10. In the Nature of Materials: The Later Sixties.

(Minimal Art, Stella, Judd, Tony Smith, Andre, Flavin, Morris, LeWitt, The Los Angeles Light and Space Movement, Eva Hesse, Nauman, Serra, Heizer, De Maria, Smithson, Arte Povera)

11. Politics and Postmodernism: The Transition to the Seventies.

(Conceptual Art, Body and Performance Art, Christo, Polke, Baldessari, Postmodernism, Polke and Richter)

12. Surviving the Corporate Culture.

(Pluralism, Feminism, Photo Realism, Public Art, Matta-Clark, Bearden, Aycock, late Guston)

13. Painting at the End of the Seventies.

(Immendorff, Kiefer, Clemente, Bartlett, Rothenberg, Murray)

14. The Eighties.

(Puryear, Cragg, Schnabel, Borofsky, Haring, Basquiat, and Wojnarowicz, Appropriation)

15. New Tendencies of the Nineties.

(Return to the Body, Diasporic Identity, Kabakov, Ann Hamilton, Photography and Video, Art and Fashion)

16. To Say the Things That Are One's Own.