***Included in The Sunday Times App List 2012***
‘If modern art and its arcane terminology leave you thinking it’s all a load of old Pollocks, this adroit little app will help to demystify modern and contemporary artworks and theories.’
– Sunday Times
For many of us the language in which modern art is described is as mystifying as the art itself. This comprehensive but concise art dictionary is the answer. Each term is defined with clarity and precision, putting themes, movements, media and art practices at the reader’s fingertips.
+ More than 300 art terms covering movements, styles, schools, techniques and art theory with 43 illustrations
+ Fully searchable entries
+ Browse terms by different categories or through the image gallery
+ No wireless connection required
+ Available for the iPad and iPhone
‘Contains brilliantly simple definitions of complicated theoretical ideas … clear, contextualising and enlightening.’
– Sunday Telegraph, review of the print edition
Simon Wilson, OBE, MA, formerly Head of Interpretation at Tate, is the author of Egon Schiele and Surrealist Painting, Jessica Lack is an arts writer for the Guardian.
- Optimised for Retina Display
Ratings and Reviews
For the price just few terms
kinda expected more.
I love Art History and I love my iPad, but I really think this app could better. The writing is very good, but I'm really surprised that this app doesn't have more illustrative examples. The Tate's guide is very traditional approach to a reference book and it is fine at that, but it could be so much more.
I'm an art history major and this app is brilliant! It would be great if the next update for this app included an artist search as well.
- Tate Gallery
- 23.5 MB
- Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
- Developer: Aimer Media © Tate, 2011
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.