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The Resource Pioneers of modern design : from William Morris to Walter Gropius, Nikolaus Pevsner ; [introduction by Richard Weston]

Pioneers of modern design : from William Morris to Walter Gropius, Nikolaus Pevsner ; [introduction by Richard Weston]

Label
Pioneers of modern design : from William Morris to Walter Gropius
Title
Pioneers of modern design
Title remainder
from William Morris to Walter Gropius
Statement of responsibility
Nikolaus Pevsner ; [introduction by Richard Weston]
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This expanded edition of Pioneers of Modern Design provides Pevsner's original text along with significant new and revised information, enhancing the author's illuminating account of the roots of Modernism. The book now offers many beautiful color illustrations; updated biographies and bibliographies of all major figures; illustrated short essays on key themes, movements, and individuals; a critique of Pevsner's analysis from today's perspective; examples of works after 1914 (where the original study ended); a biography detailing Pevsner's life and achievements; and much more."--Jacket
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1902-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pevsner, Nikolaus
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA682.M63
LC item number
P48 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Modern movement (Architecture)
  • Modernism (Art)
  • Design
  • Design
  • Designers
Target audience
adult
Label
Pioneers of modern design : from William Morris to Walter Gropius, Nikolaus Pevsner ; [introduction by Richard Weston]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Richard Weston -- Forewords to the first, second and third editions / Nikolaus Pevsner -- 1. Theories of art from Morris to Gropius -- John Ruskin -- William Morris -- The arts and crafts movement -- Deutscher Werkbund -- 2. From eighteen-fifty-one to Morris and the arts and crafts movement -- The great exhibition -- Owen Jones and The grammar of ornament -- The domestic revival -- The aesthetic movement -- 3. Eighteen-ninety in painting -- Paul Cézanne and the revolution in painting -- The symbolist movement -- The Pont-Aven School -- Poster art -- 4. Art nouveau -- Victor Horta -- Henri Van de Velde -- Louis Comfort Tiffany and Emile Gallé -- Influential magazines -- 5. Engineering and architecture in the nineteenth century -- Railway stations -- The Chicago School -- Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc -- Gustave Eiffel -- 6. England, eighteen-ninety to nineteen-fourteen -- Japonisme -- The garden city movement -- Mackintosh and the Glasgow School -- Charles Francis Annesley Voysey -- 7. The modern movement before nineteen-fourteen -- The Vienna Sezession and Wiener Werkstatte -- Expressionism -- Frank Lloyd Wright -- Walter Gropius and the modern movement
Control code
57485212
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780300105711
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Label
Pioneers of modern design : from William Morris to Walter Gropius, Nikolaus Pevsner ; [introduction by Richard Weston]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Richard Weston -- Forewords to the first, second and third editions / Nikolaus Pevsner -- 1. Theories of art from Morris to Gropius -- John Ruskin -- William Morris -- The arts and crafts movement -- Deutscher Werkbund -- 2. From eighteen-fifty-one to Morris and the arts and crafts movement -- The great exhibition -- Owen Jones and The grammar of ornament -- The domestic revival -- The aesthetic movement -- 3. Eighteen-ninety in painting -- Paul Cézanne and the revolution in painting -- The symbolist movement -- The Pont-Aven School -- Poster art -- 4. Art nouveau -- Victor Horta -- Henri Van de Velde -- Louis Comfort Tiffany and Emile Gallé -- Influential magazines -- 5. Engineering and architecture in the nineteenth century -- Railway stations -- The Chicago School -- Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc -- Gustave Eiffel -- 6. England, eighteen-ninety to nineteen-fourteen -- Japonisme -- The garden city movement -- Mackintosh and the Glasgow School -- Charles Francis Annesley Voysey -- 7. The modern movement before nineteen-fourteen -- The Vienna Sezession and Wiener Werkstatte -- Expressionism -- Frank Lloyd Wright -- Walter Gropius and the modern movement
Control code
57485212
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
192 pages
Isbn
9780300105711
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)

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