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- ISBN: 9780199797073 | 0199797072
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 6/1/2012
Offering a unique thematic approach to recent art history,Themes of Contemporary Art: Visual Art after 1980, Third Edition, focuses on eight central ideas recurring in art over the past few decades: identity, the body, time, memory, place, language, science, and spirituality. Featuring 160 vivid illustrations (23 in color and 137 in black and white), this wide-ranging introduction presents artworks that exemplify a wide variety of materials, techniques, theoretical viewpoints, and stylistic approaches, by artists from diverse ethnic, cultural, and geographic backgrounds. Concise, engaging, and accessible, this thought-provoking volume challenges readers to think actively and critically about the ideas expressed in contemporary art. New to this Edition * Updated throughoutwith the most recent scholarship, research, and developments in the field * A new chapter on memoryas a theme in contemporary art and culture * An updated timelinethat reflects world events and developments in art and pop culture through today * 3 new artist profiles * 31 additional illustrations