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Modernism : designing a new world, 1914-1939

Author: Christopher Wilk; Victoria and Albert Museum.
Publisher: London : V & A Publications : New York, N.Y. : Distributed in North America by H.N. Abrams, ©2006.
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Modernism flourished during the years 1914 to 1939. As a movement it was the key point of reference for 20th century architecture, design and art. This work offers a reassessment of the idea of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Wilk; Victoria and Albert Museum.
ISBN: 1851774742 9781851774746 1851774777 9781851774777
OCLC Number: 68767727
Notes: Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Apr. 6-July 23 2006.
Description: 447 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction : What was modernism? / Christopher Wilk --
Searching for utopia / Christina Lodder --
The machine / Christopher Green --
Performing modernism / Tag Gronberg --
Building utopia / Tim Benton --
Sitting on air / Christopher Wilk --
The healthy body culture / Christopher Wilk --
Film as a modernist art / Ian Christie --
Modernism and nature / Tim Benton --
National modernisms / David Crowley --
Mass-market modernism / Ian Christie.
Other Titles: Designing a new world, 1914-1939
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Wilk.

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'A must A... this definitive tome will remain an invaluable source of information on all things Modernist' Time Out

 
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