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Marcel Breuer, architect :the career and the buildings /Isabelle Hyman.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Breuer, Marcel, 1902-1981.
Hyman, Isabelle.
Publication
New York : H.N. Abrams
Date
c2001.
Description
395 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
During the course of an illustrious 50-year career that took him from the Bauhaus to London, Harvard University, and then New York, architect Marcel Breuer (1902-1981) generated a huge, influential, and remarkably varied body of work. Among his hundreds of buildings are such architectural triumphs as the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York and the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. This is the first comprehensive study of Breuer's architectural oeuvre. To write it, architectural historian Isabelle Hyman utilized for the first time extensive unpublished archival material and collected hundreds of photographs, plans, and sketches. While Breuer has been best known for his tubular steel chairs and other furniture designs, this book makes clear why he received dozens of architectural honors and awards and was called "a monumental figure among modern architects."
Notes
Complimentary copy, February 21, 2008.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
0810942658
9780810942653
GUSN
251699
Call Number
Stacks NA737.B68 H97 2001
Other People and Orgs
Breuer, Marcel, 1902-1981.
Breuer, Marcel.
Descriptive terms
Architects
Architektur.
Arquitetura moderna (sâeculo 20)
Gebouwen.
Modern movement (Architecture)
Material Type
Biography.
Places
Estados unidos.
United States
United States.

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