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Architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art : the Arthur Drexler years, 1951-1986

Author: Thomas S Hines; Getty Research Institute,
Publisher: Los Angeles : Getty Research Institute, [2019] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This comprehensive history of the Museum of Modern Art's architecture and design department under the leadership of the highly influential curator Arthur Drexler assesses the department's impact on the shape and direction of twentieth-century architectural discourse"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Arthur Drexler; Arthur Drexler; Arthur Drexler
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Hines; Getty Research Institute,
ISBN: 9781606065815 1606065815
OCLC Number: 1027825349
Description: pages cm
Contents: Prologue: MOMA's Department of Architecture and Design, 1932-51: the rise of Arthur Drexler, 1925-51 --
Apprenticeship: Arthur Drexler as curator, 1951-56 --
Modernism at high tide: Drexler as department director, 1956-66 --
Creative destruction: Drexler, MOMA, and the changing course of modern architecture, 1966-75 --
Modernism under siege: Drexler, MOMA, and the postmodernist challenge, 1975-85 --
Modernism reconsidered: Drexler and MOMA, 1980-86.
Responsibility: Thomas S. Hines.

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"This comprehensive history of the Museum of Modern Art's architecture and design department under the leadership of the highly influential curator Arthur Drexler assesses the department's impact on the shape and direction of twentieth-century architectural discourse"--Provided by publisher.

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