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California Design, 1930-1965 Living in a Modern Way

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ISBN-10: 0262016079

ISBN-13: 9780262016070

Edition: 2011

Authors: David L. Kaplin, Wendy Kaplan

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In 1951, designer Greta Magnusson Grossman observed that California design was "not a superimposed style, but an answer to present conditions.... It has developed out of our own preferences for living in a modern way." California design influenced the material culture of the entire country, in everything from architecture to fashion. This generously illustrated book, which accompanies a major exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is the first comprehensive examination of California's mid-century modern design. It begins by tracing the origins of a distinctively California modernism in the 1930s by such European émigrés as Richard Neutra, Rudolph Schindler, and Kem Weber; it…    
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Book details

List price: $51.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 10/14/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 360
Size: 9.75" wide x 12.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.104
Language: English