The Two Camps of Modern Art is about the two main schools of thought in art history from 1945 - current

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After six years of horror were brought to a close by the atomic bomb, (I am speaking of course of WWII) the new situation in society and the world required a profound change in art, which discarded traditional rules and provided the expected distinction between techniques of expression almost meaningless. From this point on it is no longer possible to speak of "painting": a different horizon opens, one that the masterpieces anticipated but which new …

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…but they shared many of the same dilemmas when having their art interpreted by people. Bibliography David Hopkins (2000) After Modern Art- 1945-2000 Published by Oxford University Press Charles Harrison, and Paul Wood, Art in Theory Published by Blackwell Publishing Company Stokstad, (1999) Art History Published by Harry N Abrams, Incorporated, New York Lawrence D. Steefel, Jr., The Position of Duchamp's Glass in the Development of his Art (New York: Garland, 1979) Class Readings, The Richard Mutt Case (1917)