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Shock of the New

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Vintage; 1980s
11.25" L x 8.25" W x 1" H

Why We Love This

Shock of the New: The Hundred Year History of Modern Art, Its Rise, Its Dazzling Achievement, Its Fall by Robert Hughes. NY: Knopf, 1981. First printing. Jacket shows small edge wear. Hardcover. Hughes at his magisterial best, dissecting and kvetching, admiring and defining what has happened since the Impressionists rebelled against the Establishment. Coinciding with a BBC series, this was a seminal, detailed work that ushered in the great '80s boom in the art world.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.

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