Readership: This book is an accessible and concise guide for gallery goers, students, and all those either interested in or confused by the idea of modern art
David Cottington, Professor of History of Art at Falmouth College of Art
Introduction: Modern Art: Monument or Mockery?
1: The formation of the Avant-Garde
2: New media, new messages
3: Somebody had to be Picasso: the artist as hero
4: High and Low: culture and consumerism
5: Past the post: whatever next?