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The modernist home

Author: Tim Benton; Victoria and Albert Museum.
Publisher: London : V & A Publications, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals the results of the challenge to fit utipian modernist principles to day-to-day living. This book dissolved the closed spaces of the traditional home, modernizing the bathrooms and kitchens, opening the interior to natural light, and providing balconies and terraces for sun-worship and sleeping in the open air.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Benton, Tim, 1945-
Modernist home.
London : V & A Publications, 2006
(OCoLC)608385899
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Benton; Victoria and Albert Museum.
ISBN: 9781851774760 1851774769
OCLC Number: 62761628
Notes: Published to accompany an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum from 6th April to 23rd July 2006.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Art and life : house and home --
Modernism and modernity --
Modernist ideas --
The modernist client --
The rise of modernism --
The warming of modernism --
Modernism on trial --
Further reading --
Index.
Responsibility: Tim Benton.

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