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The Shock of the New

The Shock of the New

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Written by Robert HughesAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Robert Hughes

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
  • Publisher: Knopf
  • On Sale: August 13, 1991
  • Price: $60.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-72876-4 (0-679-72876-7)
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This book encapsulates the hundred-year history of modern art, from the birth of Cubism to the end of the Avant-garde. Robert Hughe's powerful response to painting, sculpture, architecture, his brilliantly expressive narrative voice, his lively scholarship and wit, and his critical poise combine to make this the best account one can find of the art and artists of the twentieth century.