History of modern art: painting, sculpture, architecture, photography

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Prentice Hall, Aug 3, 2009 - Art - 830 pages
Long consideredthesurvey of modern art, this engrossing and liberally illustrated text traces the development of trends and influences in painting, sculpture, photography and architecture from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Retaining its comprehensive nature and chronological approach, it now comes thoroughly reworked by Elizabeth Mansfield, an experienced art historian and writer, with refreshing new analyses, a considerably expanded picture program, and a more absorbing and unified narrative.

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Paula Schwartz wrote over 35 regency and historical romance novels under the pseudonym Elizabeth Mansfield. She was born in the Bronx, New York in 1925. She studied English at Hunter College and became a teacher. She became a full-time writer in the late 1970s. She died of ovarian cancer in December 2003.

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