Josef Frank, architect and designer :an alternative vision of the modern home /Leon Botstein ... [et al.] ; Nina Stritzler-Levine, editor.

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  • Books and periodicals




311 p. : ill. (some col.), plans ; 31 cm., Exhibition catalog.


Descriptive Terms

Catalogues d'exposition.
Architecture, Domestic
Architecture, Modern 20th century
Interior decoration History 20th century


Frank, Josef, 1885-1967.
Botstein, Leon.
Stritzler-Levine, Nina.
Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts.


Three visions of the modern home : Josef Frank, Le Corbusier and Alvar Aalto / Nina Stritzler-Levine -- The consequences of catastrophe : Josef Frank and post-world-war-I Vienna / Leon Bostein -- The wayward heir : Josef Frank's Vienna years, 1885-1933 / Christopher Long -- Life in exile : Josef Frank in Sweden and the United States, 1933-1967 / Kristina Wängberg-Eriksson -- Space for living : the architecture of Josef Frank / Christopher Long -- Architektur als symbol : theory and polemic / Karin Lindegren -- "Steel is not a raw material : steel is a Weltanschauung" : the early furniture designs of Josef Frank, 1910-1933 / Christian Witt-Dörring -- "Convenience and pleasantness" : Josef Frank and the Swedish modern movement in design / Penny Sparke -- Josef Frank and Gio Ponti : reflections on the "house" and the "garden," a view from Italy / Marianne Lamonaca -- Geometry in disguise : a modernist's vision of textile design / Kristina Wängberg-Eriksson -- Catalogue of the exhibition / Christopher Long ... [et al.].


New Haven : Published for the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, New York, by Yale University Press


311 p. : ill. (some col.), plans ; 31 cm.
Exhibition catalog.


Published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same title held May 9-July 21, 1996, Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, New York.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-299) and index.


0300068999 (cloth)
9780300068993 (cloth)
0300069014 (paper)
9780300069013 (paper)

Call Number

Coll. NA1011.5.F7 A4 1996

Other People and Orgs

Frank, Josef, 1885-1967
Frank, Josef (1885-1967)

Material Type