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008 140119t20142014enka e b 001 0 eng
020 9781780671932 (paperback)
020 1780671938 (paperback)
050 4 N6497|b.W37 2014
082 04 709.05|223
100 1 Ward, Ossian,|eauthor.
245 10 Ways of looking :|bhow to experience contemporary art /
246 3 How to experience contemporary art
264 1 London :|bLaurence King Publishing Ltd,|c2014.
264 4 |c©2014.
300 176 pages :|bcolor illustrations ;|c23 cm.
336 still image|bsti|2rdacontent
504 Includes bibliographical references and index.
520 Art has changed. Those reassuringly familiar styles and
movements that characterised art production prior to the
twenty-first century have all vanished. Traditional
artistic media no longer do what we expect of them. This
book provides a straightforward, six-step programme for
understanding contemporary art based on the concept of the
tabula rasa a clean slate and a fresh mind. Since artists
increasingly work across traditional media and genres, the
author has also developed an alternative classification
system Art as Entertainment, Art as Confrontation, Art as
Joke designed to help make sense of otherwise obscure-
seeming works. Ways of Looking transforms a potentially
intimidating encounter with cuttingedge contemporary art
into a dramatic, sensually rewarding and thoughtprovoking
650 0 Art, Modern|y21st century|xHistory and criticism.
650 0 Art, Modern|y21st century|xThemes, motives.
655 7 Criticism, interpretation, etc.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01411635.