Art of the Twentieth Century is a
This monumental art reference series offers a complete and
The first volume in the series highlights the artistic situation at the beginning of the last century and explores the different artistic choices taken in the search for modernity and of art as a total experience.
Subsequent volumes explore the diverse world of artistic production between the two World Wars, the contemporary period that occurred at the halfway mark of the 20th century, and the events of 1968 to 1999 that paved the way for profound social transformations and caused artists to experiment with "visual languages."
Volume I, The Avant-garde Movements 1900–1919 — This volume examines
Valerio Terraroli is professor of history of contemporary art and history of modern decorative arts at the University of Turin. He is the author of numerous essays and volumes on art and the decorative arts, including the Skira Dictionary of Modern and Decorative Arts (2001).
Authors — Edited by Valerio Terraroli, with contribution by Gabriella Belli, Carlo Bertelli, Germano Celant, and Ester Coen.
Hardcover. 456 pages.