David Hopkins is currently Professor of Art History at the University of Glasgow. He is the author of numerous books on Dada, Surrealism, and post-1945 art including Dada and Surrealism: A Very Short Introduction (OUP, 2004) and Dada's Boys: Masculinity After Duchamp (Yale University Press, 2007).
Introduction 1. The Politics of Modernism: Abstract Expressionism and the European Informel 2. Duchamp's Legacy: The Rauschenberg-Johns Axis 3. The Artist in Crisis: From Bacon to Beuys 4. Blurring Boundaries: Pop Art, Fluxus, and their Effects 5. Modernism in Retreat: Minimalist Aesthetics and Beyond 6. The Death of the Object: The Move to Conceptualism 7. Postmodernism: Theory and Practice in the 1980s 8. The 1990s: Fin de siecle? 9. Art and the New Millenium Notes Further Reading Timeline Galleries and Websites Picture Credits Index