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Gio Ponti : archi-designer

Gio Ponti : archi-designer

Author: Sophie Bouilhet-DumasDominique ForestSalvatore LicitraFulvio IraceUgo La PietraAll authors
Publisher: Cinisello Balsamo, Milano : Silvana Editoriale, New York, New York : Artbook/D.A.P. Vicenza, Italy : Graphicom [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Regarded as one of the most influential architects and designers of the twentieth century, Gio Ponti (1891-1979) was a prolific creator, as much interested in industrial production as in handicrafts, who has revolutionised post-war architecture while opening up the prospects for a new way of life. This book covers his entire career from 1921 to 1978, highlighting the many aspects of his work, from architecture to
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Genre/Form: Essay
Exhibition catalogs
exhibition catalogs
illustrated books
Illustrated works
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Catalogues d'exposition
Ouvrages illustrés
Named Person: Gio Ponti; Gio Ponti; Gio Ponti; Gio Ponti; Gio Ponti; Gio Ponti; Gio Ponti; Gio Ponti
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sophie Bouilhet-Dumas; Dominique Forest; Salvatore Licitra; Fulvio Irace; Ugo La Pietra; Gio Ponti; Silvana editoriale,; Musée des arts décoratifs (France),
ISBN: 9788836641253 8836641253
OCLC Number: 1053951194
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: G. Ponti (1891-1979), architect.
"Published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Tutto Ponti, Gio Ponti archi-designer' presented at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, from October 19, 2018 to February 10, 2019"--Page facing title page.
Simultaneously published in French by Musée des arts decoratifs (see our card no. 4407949, EAN 9782916914756).
Event notes: "Tutto Ponti, Gio Ponti archi-designer" :
October 19, 2018-February 10, 2019,
Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris, France.
Description: 309 pages : illustrations (some color), plans, facsimiles ; 33 cm
Contents: Foreword / Olivier Gabet --
Essays : Gio Ponti: a guide for contemporary use / Salvatore Licitra ; In praise of architecture (and of Gio Ponti, too) / Fulvio Irace ; Gio Ponti, or the romantic art of industry / Ugo La Pietra ; Bridges between Milan and Paris / Sophie Bouilhet-Dumas --
Other Titles: Gio Ponti.
Responsibility: edited by Sophie Bouilhet-Dumas, Dominique Forest, Salvatore Licitra.
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