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Painting outside the Lines

Patterns of Creativity in Modern Art

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674006126

Publication Date: 01/18/2002


272 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

19 halftones, 2 line illustrations, 15 tables


  • Preface
  • 1. The Problem
  • 2. Artists, Ages, and Prices
  • 3. Market Values and Critical Evaluation
  • 4. Importance in Modern Art
  • 5. Experimental and Conceptual Innovators
  • 6. Paris from Manet to Miró
  • 7. New York from Mann to Minimalism
  • 8. Intergenerational Conflict in Modern Art
  • 9. The Changing Careers of Modern Artists
  • Appendixes
    • A. The Critical Evaluation of the Careers of French Artists
    • B. The Critical Evaluation of the Careers of American Artists
    • C. Ages of American Artists at the Time of Their First One-Person New York Gallery Exhibitions
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Credits
  • Index

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