Comprehensive, authoritative, and insightful, Arnason's "History of Modern Art" remains "the" definitive source of information on the art of the modern era from Modernism's mid-nineteenth-century European beginnings to today's divergent art trends. Now full color throughout, this Fifth Edition has been completely redesigned to make it even more elegant and easy-to-use. New headings, subheadings, and. a glossary have been added to help the reader navigate the material and quickly identify areas of interest. The entire text has been carefully edited for greater clarity, narrative coherence, and scholarly currency. Of particular interest is Chapter 27, now entitled "Resistance and Resolution" (known as the "Epilogue" in the previous edition), which has been completely rewritten by art historian Peter Kalb to consider the latest' scholarship and emerging trends in contemporary art. The late H.H. Arnason was a distinguished art historian, educator, and museum administrator who for many years was Vice President for Art Administration of the Solomon Guggenheim Museum in New York. He . began his professional life in academe, teaching at Northwestern University, University of Chicago, and University of Hawaii. From 1947 to 1961, Arnason was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Art at the University of Minnesota.Kalb, Peter is the author of 'History of Modern Art Painting Sculpture Architecture Photography', published 2003 under ISBN 9780131840690 and ISBN 013184069X.