How to Survive Modern Art
  • Imprint: Tate Publishing
  • Publication Date: March 1, 2010
  • Price: $19.95
  • Trim Size: 8 14 x 10 58
  • ISBN: 1-85437-749-3
  • EAN: 9781854377494
  • Page Count: 128
  • Illustrations: 150 full-color illustrations
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rights: North America

Modern art arouses many different responses. Suspicion, controversy, and misunderstanding are among the most frequent. But it doesn't need to be like that! Here is a clear, accessible, fully illustrated introduction to what can otherwise seem like a daunting subject.

Covering everything from Impressionism to the Harlem Renaissance, from Cézanne to Postmodernism, in clearly laid-out sections illustrated in full color, this book answers the need for a thorough yet manageable guide to art in the modern world. With the authority of Tate, one of the world's greatest museums of modern art, combined with clear text and superb illustrations, this book presents everything necessary for a basic grounding in the subject.


With sections that cover the major movements and artists in the history of modern art as well as introductions to its major themes, together with suggested ways of looking at modern art and tips on where to see it, as well as a glossary of key terms, How to Survive Modern Art is the ideal book for anyone wanting to come to grips with this fascinating subject.

About the author

Susie Hodge has written over 30 books on art history and practical art, and has many years’ experience teaching art, design, and art history to a wide range of age groups.