The Shock of the New
Knopf, 1991 - 444 pagina's
An illustrated history of modern art describes the origins of modern painting, sculpture, and architecture, shows how world events affected the art, and explains why the movement is near its end
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In a brick or stone wall, by contrast, the wall had to carry the load. You could put
up a balloon frame in a fraction of the time it took to build a brick or a stone wall,
or do the laborious hewing, notching, and chinking on a log cabin. No special ...
Is the glass-house's double wall. Das Glas bringt uns die neue Zeit; Glass brings
a new age – Backsteinkultur tut uns nur leid. Brick buildings are depressing.
Such was the drama of emotion, hope, and expectation surrounding the use of
Every architect could say to his client, 'I can do a building cheaper than I did for
you last year, because now I have a religion' – flat roof, factory made curtain walls
, a rationalization for cheapness.” This fallout from his ideas was not, however, ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
Wonderful pictures - some even full page! Nice overview of the last hundred years or so of art (through the 1980s) -- wow, and to think I've lived through about thirty years of this...(!). Volledige review lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - jcbrunner - LibraryThing
Coming late to the party, this tie-in to an early 1980s TV documentary series, I both like reading his poignant and wide-ranging introduction to 20th century art (that remains very wedded to the 19th ... Volledige review lezen