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The decorative art of today

Author: Le Corbusier
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : English : 1st MIT Press edView all editions and formats
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This is the first English translation of Le Corbusier's densely illustrated polemic against the crafts tradition and superfluous ornament in interior decoration.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Le Corbusier, 1887-1965.
Decorative art of today.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1987
(OCoLC)571226304
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Le Corbusier
ISBN: 0262121182 9780262121187 0262620553 9780262620550
OCLC Number: 13759938
Notes: Translation of: L'art décoratif d'aujourd'hui.
Description: xxvi, 214 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Iconology, iconolaters, iconoclasts --
Other icons: the museums --
Plagiarism: folk culture --
Consequences of the crisis --
A hurricane --
Type-needs, type furniture --
The decorative art of today --
The lesson of the machine --
Respect for works of art --
The hour of architecture --
Milestones --
The sense of truth --
A coat of whitewash; the law of ripolin.
Other Titles: Art décoratif d'aujourd'hui.
Responsibility: Le Corbusier ; translated and introduced by James I. Dunnett.

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