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California design, 1930-1965 : living in a modern way

Author: Wendy Kaplan; Bobbye Tigerman; Glenn Adamson; Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2011.
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The first comprehensive examination of California's mid-century modern design, generously illustrated.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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California design, 1930-1965.
Los Angeles, CA : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011015580
(OCoLC)715286156
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Kaplan; Bobbye Tigerman; Glenn Adamson; Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
ISBN: 9780262298964 0262298961 9780262299862 0262299860 1283321785 9781283321785
OCLC Number: 761845647
Notes: Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Oct. 1, 2011-Mar. 25, 2012.
Description: 1 online resource (359 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
Contents: Introduction : "Living in a modern way" / Wendy Kaplan --
The rise of California modern design, 1930-41 / Christopher Long --
Fusing old and new : émigré designers in California / Bobbye Tigerman --
Open world : California architects and the modern home / Nicholas Olsberg --
At home with California modern, 1945-65 / Pat Kirkham --
War and peace : unexpected dividends / Bill Stern --
Serious business : the "designer-craftsman" in postwar California / Glenn Adamson --
Distinctly Californian : modernism in textiles and fashion / Melissa Leventon --
Developing a language of vision : graphic design in California / Jeremy Aynsley --
"It has to be sold" : the dissemination of California design, 1945-65 / Wendy Kaplan and Staci Steinberger.
Other Titles: Living in a modern way
California design
Responsibility: Wendy Kaplan, editor ; Wendy Kaplan, Bobbye Tigerman, curators ; with contributions by Glenn Adamson [and others].

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