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DESIGN 1935 - 1965 : WHAT MODERN WAS (1991)

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DESIGN 1935 - 1965 WHAT MODERN WAS

SELECTIONS FROM THE LILIANE AND DAVID M STEWARD COLLECTION, EDITED BY MARTIN EIDELBERG ESSAY BY PAUL JOHNSON

LE MUSEE DES ARTS DECORATIFS DE MONTREAL IN ASSOC WITH HARRY N ABRAMS INC PUBLISHERS NY.

COPYRIGHT 1991. SOFTCOVER. HUGE COFFEE TABLE SIZED BOOK. MEASURES 9X12". 424 PGS.

LOADED WITH AMAZING EXAMPLES OF WORKS BY THE MODERN GREAT DESIGNERS.

"DESIGN 1935-1965 WHAT MODERN WAS OFFERS A UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE ON THE DECORATIVE ARTS OF THE MID 20TH CENTURY. FOCUSES ON 200 OF THE FINEST OBJECTS FROM THE MOST IMPORTANT DESIGNERS AND ARTISTS OF THE TIME. WITH OVER 300 ILLUSTRATIONS, THESE WORKS CREATE A RICH AND DIVERSIFIED IMAGE OF THE DESIGN THAT WE CALL MODERN"

FEATURES DESIGNS BY:
ALVAR AALTO, RUSSEL WRIGHT, CHARLES AND RAY EAMES, JENS RISOM, E MCKNIGHT KAUFFER, EERO SAARINEN, FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, STREAMLINED MODERN, MARGARET DE PATTA, EVA ZEISEL, ISAMU NOGUCHI, CARLO MOLLINO, HANS BELLMANN, FRANCO ALBINI, TAPIO WIRKKALA, ARNE JACOBSEN, GIO PONTI, CARLO SCARPA , PAOLO VENINI, FULVIO BIANCONI, HANS WEGNER, FINN JUHL, STIG LINDBERG, HARRY BERTOIA, ACHILLE AND PIER GIACOMO CASTIGLIONI, ALEXANDER CALDER, PAUL RAND, ALVIN LUSTIG, LUCIENNE DAY, GEORGE NELSON, WENDELL CASTLE, JOE COLOMBO, VERNER PANTON, EERO AARNIO, MAIJA ISOLA, ALEXANDER GIRARD, AND MANY MORE

CONTENTS:
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, FOREWORD BY MRS DAVID M STEWART, MODERN IN THE PAST TENSE BY MARTIN EIDELBERG, THE AGE OF THE GIANT STYLE BY PAUL JOHNSON, MODERNIST CANON, NOTE ON THE USE OF THE CATALOGUE, STREAMLINED MODERN, BIOMORPHIC MODERN, MODERN HISTORICISM, POSTWAR MODERNISM, MODERN PATTERN AND ORNAMENT, EXPRESSIONIST MODERN, BEYOND MODERN, NOTES, BIOGRAPHIES AND CORPORATE HISTORIES, ADDITIONAL CAPTION INFO, PHOTO CREDITS, INDEX


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