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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-152819

Description

352 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.

Details

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

Originator

Kaplan, Wendy.
Wolfsonian Foundation.

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.

Publication

New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson

Description

352 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.

Notes

Published to accompany the inaugural touring exhibition of the Wolfsonia, Palm Beach, Fla., Nov. 11, 1995-May 18, 1997.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Rodris Roth Library.

ISBN

0500237069

Call Number

Roth/Coll. NK1370.D48 1995

Other People and Orgs

Wolfsonian Foundation

Variant Title

Arts of reform and persuasion, 1885-1945