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From the ubiquitous Knoll "Tulip" chairs and tables to the TWA terminal at JFK Airport in New York, Eero Saarinen was one of the 20th century's most prominent space shapers, merging dynamic forms with a modernist sensibility across art and architecture.
Architect, magazine editor, artist, academic: Gio Ponti's multifaceted oeuvre blurred boundaries across creative disciplines and lead the evolution of modern design in Italy. Filled with archival images, a timeline, and map of his Milanese buildings, this dedicated introduction traces Ponti's most celebrated works and provides an extensive...
The Master of Modern Discoveries from the Julius Shulman vaults The buildings burned in our memories, which to us represent the spirit of '50s and '60s architectural design, were those whose pictures were widely published in magazines and books; but what about those that got lost in the process, hardly...
Catalog of an exhibition held at Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine, May 26-September 8, 2017; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee, October 14, 2017-January 7, 2018; and at Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, February 17-May 13, 2018.
"This catalogue is published in conjunction with "Marsden Hartley's Maine, on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from March 14 through June 18, 2017, and at Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine, from July 8 through November 12, 2017."
Scandinavia is a region associated with modernity: modern design, modern living and a modern welfare state. This new history of modernism in Scandinavia offers a picture of the complex reality that lies behind the label: a modernism made up of many different figures, impulses and visions. It places the individuals...
Scholars have long stressed the problem of ornament and expression when considering Viennese modernism. By the first decade of the 20th century, however, the avant-garde had shifted its focus from the surface to the interior. Adolf Loos 1870-1933, together with Josef Frank 1885-1967 and Oskar Strnad 1879-1935, led this generation...