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Buy British Art in the Twentieth Century: The Modern Movement by Compton, Susan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 5. Reflect on the range of art produced in Britain from – The s was a time of political and economic struggle across the world. Some artists in this room felt that art could help to change this. The social and political concerns of the time can be seen in the art in this room. When abstract art became fashionable after the Second World War, these artists became side-lined and largely forgotten. Many artists of the period opted for a new kind of hard-edged, sharp-focussed realist painting, and found new subjects in modern life. Art Deco Art Deco is an elegant style of decorative art, design and architecture which began as a Modernist reaction against the Art Nouveau style. It is characterized by the use of angular, symmetrical geometric forms. One of the classic Art Deco themes is that of s-era skyscrapers such as New York's Chrysler Building and Empire State.
British art in the 20th century: the modern movement. Compton, Susan; Ades, Dawn; Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain) Book. English. Published Munich: Prestel, () Rate this 1/5 2/5 3/5 4/5 5/5 Available at Kimberlin. This item is not reservable because: Published on the occasion of the exhibition British art in the 20th century, Royal. The oldest surviving British art includes Stonehenge from around BC, and tin and gold works of art produced by the Beaker people from around BC. The La Tène style of Celtic art reached the British Isles rather late, no earlier than about BC, and developed a particular "Insular Celtic" style seen in objects such as the Battersea Shield, and a number of bronze mirror-backs. English art is the body of visual arts made in d has Europe's earliest and northernmost ice-age cave art. Prehistoric art in England largely corresponds with art made elsewhere in contemporary Britain, but early medieval Anglo-Saxon art saw the development of a distinctly English style, and English art continued thereafter to have a distinct character. In the s there almost seemed to be a backlash against modernism in Britain. The painter John Piper turned away from abstraction, and writers like John Betjeman criticised modern architecture. What they really wanted was the flexibility. Modernist manifestos tended to be very uncompromising.