Published by Taschen, Art of the 20th Century provides a wide-scale insight into the essential art movements, techniques and paradigms of the 20th century. The amply illustrated and easily readable encyclopedia is divided thematically into chapters. The book was written by Ingo F. Walther, a German art historian specialized in the art of the Middle Ages and of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Explore the turbulent times and revolutionary ideas of 20th-century art. From Surrealism to Land Art, Fluxus to Bauhaus, this readable and comprehensive survey is your be-all, end-all guide to the people and works that redefined ‘art’ as we knew it, from 1900 to 2000. Ranging across the full spectrum of disciplines, including photography and new media, this encyclopedic masterwork does just what it says on the cover.