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Contemporary British art

Herbert Edward Read

Contemporary British art

by Herbert Edward Read

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHerbert Read.
SeriesPelican books -- A250
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p., 72 p. of plates :
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18344147M

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We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contemporary art is the art of today, produced in the second half of the 20th century or in the 21st century. Contemporary artists work in a globally influenced, culturally diverse, and technologically advancing art is a dynamic combination of materials, methods, concepts, and subjects that continue the challenging of boundaries that was already well underway in the 20th century.

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Chapter 2 looks at the British film industry, including television, and its relation to British culture. Many other areas are discussed, quite often in Author: Ian Charnock.