Article Number: 2235
Hard Cover, English, Thread Stiching, 96 Pages, 2006, Divus
Krištof Kintera

730920/0184 (95-05)

€ 20.00

Operating Instructions Modern art, and what came after it, is one of the most specialized fields that Western civilization has produced. Modern and contemporary artist have at the same time never behaved with much respect towards that civilization which created them.

Often they called for the necessity of its reform, or for its complete rejection. In the 19th century, they called for the escape to exotic lands; in the 20th century, with no exception, they plotted to change the whole world. The last hundred years for art has been characterized by an admiration for manifestations that most people regarded as hopelessly "Primitive".