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Modernism in Design
ISBN: PB: 9780948462115, Reaktion Books, October 1990
248 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 60 illus.
Ten new and important essays on design cover Modernism's fortunes in Germany, Italy, Sweden, Britain, Spain, Belgium and the USA; they range in subject matter from world fairs and everyday domestic objects to American West coast architecture and Fren...
Looking at the Overlooked Four Essays on Still Life Painting
ISBN: PB: 9780948462061, Reaktion Books, April 1990
192 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 87 illus.
In this, the only up-to-date critical work on still life painting in any language, Norman Bryson analyses the origins, history and logic of "still life", one of the most enduring forms of Western painting. The first essay is devoted to Roman wall-pai...