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John Vassos : Industrial design for modern life

Author: Danielle Shapiro
Publisher: Minneapolis University of Minnesota Press [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the author's dissertation (Ph. D.)--Department of Art History and Communications Studies at McGill University. 2005.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: John Vassos; John Vassos; John Vassos
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Danielle Shapiro
ISBN: 9780816693405 0816693404 9780816693412 0816693412
OCLC Number: 957707542
Description: xvii, 274 Seiten : Illustrationen (black and white) ; 26 cm
Contents: ContentsPreface Introduction: Creating Design We Can Live With 1. Drawing Modernity: Advertising and Book Illustrations 2. Becoming an Industrial Designer3. Modernizing the Home through Radio4. Designed for Electricity: Vassos's Architectural Interiors5. Vassos and RCA: Money, Media, and Modernism6. The TRK-12: RCA's First Mass-Marketed Television Receiver7. John Vassos in Postwar AmericaConclusion: The Legacy of John VassosAcknowledgmentsNotesIndex
Responsibility: Danielle Shapiro.

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