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Paris-New York : design fashion culture, 1925-1940

Author: Museum of the City of New York.
Publisher: [New York] : Monacelli Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Paris/New York explores architectures, urbanism, art, decorative arts, industrial design, fashion, cuisine. travel and jazz to provide a complete picture of the cities' accomplishments in this astoundingly productive period between the two World Wars. Twelve essays by leading French and American scholars and 250 illustrations vividly re-create the contributions of the era's legendary figures."--BOOK JACKET.
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Paris-New York.
[New York] : Monacelli Press, c2008
(OCoLC)712530984
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Museum of the City of New York.
ISBN: 9781580932110 1580932118
OCLC Number: 191732544
Description: 240 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Contents: Metropolis in the mirror : planning regional New York and Paris / Jean-Louis Cohen --
Modernity and tradition in beaux-arts New York / Richard Guy Wilson --
Beyond metaphor : skyscrapers through Parisian eyes / Isabelle Gournay --
Africa on the spiral : jazz in New York and Paris between the wars / Jody Blake --
Fashion showdown : New York versus Paris 1914-1941 / Phyllis Magidson --
The longest gangplank / Liora J. Cobin --
New York haute cuisin / Amy Azzarito --
Art deco to American modern at the 1929 Metropolitan Museum of Art industrial arts exhibition / Marilyn F. Friedman --
From deco to streamlined : Donald Deskey and Raymond Loewy / David A. Hanks --
A bridge to postwar American design : Gilbert Rohde and the 1937 Paris Exposition / Phyllis Ross --
Neo-Romantics / Kenneth E. Silver.
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"Paris/New York explores architectures, urbanism, art, decorative arts, industrial design, fashion, cuisine. travel and jazz to provide a complete picture of the cities' accomplishments in this astoundingly productive period between the two World Wars. Twelve essays by leading French and American scholars and 250 illustrations vividly re-create the contributions of the era's legendary figures."--BOOK JACKET.

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