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Designing modernity : the arts of reform and persuasion, 1885-1945 : selections from the Wolfsonian / edited by Wendy Kaplan.

Collection Type
Books
Variant Title
Arts of reform and persuasion, 1885-1945
Originator
Kaplan, Wendy.
Wolfsonian Foundation.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson
Contents
Traditions transformed : romantic nationalism in design, 1890-1920 / Wendy Kaplan -- Germany design and national identity, 1890-1918 / Laurie A. Stein with contributions by Irmela Franzke -- The decorative arts in Amsterdam, 1890-1930 / Ellinoor Bergvelt -- The English compromise : modern design and national consciousness, 1870-1940 / Paul Greenhalgh -- Domesticating modernity : ambivalence and appropriation, 1920-1940 / Jeffrey L. Meikle -- Forging modern Italy : from wrought iron to aluminum / Irene de Gutty & Maria Paola Maino -- A "return to order" : issues of the vernacular and the classical in Italian inter-war design / Marianne Lamonaca -- Political things : design in fascist Italy / Dennis P. Doordan -- Design in inter-war Germany / John Heskett -- Emblems of production : workers in German, Italian, and American art during the 1930s / Bernard F. Reilly, Jr.
Date
c1995.
Description
352 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published to accompany the inaugural touring exhibition of the Wolfsonia, Palm Beach, Fla., Nov. 11, 1995-May 18, 1997.
Rodris Roth Library.
ISBN
0500237069
GUSN
152819
Call Number
Roth/Coll. NK1370.D48 1995
Other People and Orgs
Wolfsonian Foundation
Descriptive terms
Catalogs.
Decorative arts History Exhibitions. 19th century
Decorative arts History Exhibitions. 20th century
Design History Exhibitions. 19th century
Design History Exhibitions. 20th century

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