Why Your Five Year Old Could Not Have Done That


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1. Objects/Toys, featuring works by Beuys, Calder, Giacometti, Koons, Orozco, Tinguely and others * 2. Expressions/Scribbles, featuring works by Acconci, Creed, Hirst, Kandinsky, Kline, Pollock and others * 3. Provocations/Tantrums, featuring works by Duchamp, Fontana, Manzoni, Rauschenberg, Rodchenko and others * 4. Landscapes/Playscapes, featuring works by the Bechers, Frankenthaler, Kaprow, Malevich, Matisse, Mondrian and others

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An enjoyable and thought-provoking book in which Susie Hodge explains why modern art is not, and never has been, child's play

About the Author

Susie Hodge is an art historian, author, artist and journalist with more than 100 books to her name. She has an MA in the History of Art from Birkbeck, University of London, and is a Fellow of the RSA. She has twice been named the No. 1 art writer by the Independent.


'Informative and well written' - Artists and Illustrators
'Passionate and persuasive' - The Artist
'In its admirable lack of pretentious description, it is equally good reading for those seeking to understand how it is that in the world of modern art, the provocative can conquer the aesthetic' - Daily Telegraph

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