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  1. General Reading 4 items
    The following books offer useful general surveys of key ideas and issues covered in the module
    1. Art & today - Eleanor Heartney 2008

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    2. The shock of the new: art and the century of change - Robert Hughes 1991

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    3. Art since 1900: modernism, antimodernism, postmodernism - Rosalind Krauss, Yve Alain Bois, B. H. D. Buchloh, Hal Foster 2011

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    4. Modernism: designing a new world : 1914-1939 - Christopher Wilk, Victoria and Albert Museum 2006

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  2. Art, Modernity and the City 6 items
    1. The shock of the new: art and the century of change - Robert Hughes 1991

      Book Essential See 'The Mechanical Paradise', pp. 9 - 56

    2. Manet: the Man Who Invented...

      Audio-visual document Further Presented by Waldemar Januszczak. First broadcast BBC2, 2009. 93 mins

    3. Posters: A concise history - John Barnicoat 1972

      Book Further In particular see section on 'Art Nouveau Posters', pp. 29 - 48 as well as 'Formal Art Movements', pp. 73 - 92, which discusses the influence of art movements such as Cubism, Purism, De Stijl and Constructivism on the design of posters.

    4. The story of graphic design in France - Michel Wlassikoff c2005

      Book Further See in particular Chapter 1: 'From Art Nouveau to the Avant-Garde (1880-1925)', pp. 29 - 65, which covers the work of Toulouse-Lautrec and the Nabis, Cubism, Purism and Dada.

  3. Dynamism, Energy and Movement 6 items
    1. Futurism - Caroline Tisdall, Angelo Bozzolla c1977

      Book Essential You have a digital copy of Chapter 1, 'The Means of Futurism', pp 7 - 15

    2. Futurist manifestos - Umbro Apollonio, Robert Brain 2009

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    3. Futurism - Richard Humphreys c1999

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    4. Futurism - Didier Ottinger, Ester Cohen, Matthew Gale, Centre Georges Pompidou c2009

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  4. New Approaches in Art & Design Education 9 items
    1. Bauhaus - Frank Whitford c1984

      Book Essential Chapter 10: 'The basic course: colour and form', pp 103 - 115

    2. The Russian experiment in art, 1863-1922 - Camilla Gray, Marian Burleigh-Motley c1986

      Book Essential You have a digital copy of Chapter 7: '1917 - 1921'. For a brief discussion of the Vkhutemas and Inkhuk see pp 232 - 235 in particular.

    3. Germany: Memories of a Nation

      Audio document Further Germany: Memories of a Nation, 20/30 [radio programme, online], first broadcast 2014, BBC Radio 4, 15 mins.

    4. Graphic design in Germany 1890-1945 - Jeremy Aynsley 2000

      Book Further See in particular Chapter 3: 'Modernism and Graphic Art Education: The Bauhaus and the Reimann School, 1919 - 1938', pp. 86 - 117.

    5. Bauhaus women: art, handicraft, design - Ulrike Muller, Ingrid Radewaldt, Sandra Kemker 2009

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    6. The Bauhaus: Weimar, Dessau, Berlin, Chicago - Hans Maria Wingler 1969

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    7. The Bauhaus: masters & students by themselves - Frank Whitford, Julia Engelhardt 1992

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    8. Russian constructivism - Christina Lodder 1983

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  5. Expressionism: Fear of Decline and Hope for Renewal 5 items
    1. Expressionism - Shulamith Behr c1999

      Book Essential You have a digital copy of Chapter 1: 'Nature, Culture and Modernity: Dresden', pp 18 - 29.

    2. Posters: A concise history - John Barnicoat 1972

      Book Further See 'Expressionism' section pp. 135-147. This covers the work of the German expressionist movement Die Brucke, as well as the influence of Van Gogh, Gauguin, Van Dongen and Munch on the expressionist style.

    3. The Art of Germany

      Audio-visual document Further Clip from 'The Art of Germany' [television programme, online], first broadcast BBC 4, 2010. 15.27 mins

    4. The Expressionists - Wolf-Dieter Dube 1972

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    5. Expressionism: art and idea - Donald E. GORDON c1987

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  6. Surrealism: Exploring the Unconscious Mind 7 items
    1. Surrealism - Fiona Bradley, Tate Gallery 1997

      Book Essential You have a digital copy of chapter 3, 'Images of concrete irrationality: Surrealist dream imagery', pp 32 - 45.

    2. How to Be a Surrealist with Philippa Perry Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017

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    3. Bright Lights, Brilliant Minds: A...

      Audio-visual document Further Tale of Three Cities 2/3, Paris 1928, presented by James Fox [television programme, online] BBC 4, 2014. 60 mins.

    4. Dada and surrealism - Dawn Ades 1974

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    5. Dada & surrealism - Matthew Gale 1997

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    6. Posters: A concise history - John Barnicoat 1972

      Book Further See 'Surrealism' section pp. 161 - 181. This section considers the effectiveness of surrealist images - in which numerous associations can be presented simultaneously and without the need for logical justification - as a devise in advertising.

    7. Dada and Surrealism - David Hopkins 2004 (electronic resource)

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  7. Art and Everyday Life 9 items
    1. Art & today - Eleanor Heartney 2008

      Book Essential You have access to a digital copy of the chapter 'Art & the Quotidian Object: The transformation of the readymade', pp 40 - 63.

    2. Minimalism - David Batchelor c1997

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    3. What Do Artists Do All Day?

      Audio-visual document Further Cornelia Parker, 4/6 [television programme, online], BBC 4, 2013. 30 mins.

    4. Zero to infinity: arte povera 1962-1972 - Richard Flood, Frances Morris, Tate Modern (Gallery), Walker Art Center c2001

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    5. Pop - Mark Francis, Hal Foster 2005

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    6. The everyday - Stephen Johnstone 2008

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    7. Arte povera - Robert Lumley c2004

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    8. Pop art: a critical history - Steven Henry Madoff c1997

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    9. High art lite: the rise and fall of young British art - Julian Stallabrass 2006

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  8. Original Copies 4 items
    1. The contingent object of contemporary art - Martha Buskirk 2005

      Book Essential Chapter 2: 'Original Copies', pp 59 - 105

    2. Art in the age of mass media - John A. Walker 2001

      Book Further In particular see Chapter 4: Mechanical Reproduction and the Fine Arts', pp. 67 - 77.

    3. Modern Masters: Warhol

      Audio-visual document Further Clip (10.39) from programme presented by Alistair Sooke and first broadcast BBC 1, May 2010.

    4. Illuminations - Walter Benjamin 1999

      Book Further See: 'The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction', pp 211 - 244.

  9. Art & Politics 5 items
    1. Art in the age of mass media - John A. Walker 2001

      Book Essential Chapter 7 'Alternatives', pp 93 - 111

    2. Art and politics now - Anthony Downey 2014

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    3. The Art of Germany

      Audio-visual document Further Presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon and first broadcast BBC 4, Dec 2010. 60 mins.

  10. The Moving Image enters the Gallery 3 items
    1. Art and the moving image: a critical reader - Tanya Leighton, Afterall (Organization) 2008

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    2. Film and video art - Stuart Comer 2009

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    3. New media in art - Michael Rush, Michael Rush 2005

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