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A wealth of information on a complex artistic time period
on 23 February 2011
This massive volume has for ambition to cover in a single survey the entire artistic creativity that has developed in the Western world since 1900. This is a task the book fulfills rather convincingly considering the complexity and diversity of the material under scrutiny.
The organization of the content is overall chronological, although there are also crossways to browse the books in a different mode than just with following the chronological development.
The book offers a valuable balance between facts and analytical moments which enable the reader to make sense of the factual data.
This should be a book of interest to both amateurs and connoisseurs alike. Both a great study and coffee table book with abundant illustrations throughout.