The five paradoxes of modernity / Antoine Compagnon ; translated by Franklin Philip Compagnon, Antoine, 1950-

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Compagnon, Antoine, 1950-
Modernism (Art); Art, Modern - History and criticism.; Art, Modern - 20th century.
  • Preamble: Modern Tradition, Modern Betrayal
  • 1. The Prestige of the New: Bernard of Chartres, Baudelaire, and Manet
  • 2. The Religion of the Future; Avant-Gardes and Orthodox Narratives
  • 3. Theory and Terror: Abstraction and Surrealism
  • 4. A Fool's Bargain: Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art
  • 5. Out of Steam: Postmodernism and Retraction
  • Conclusion: A Return to Baudelaire.
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