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Art Nouveau by Klaus-Jurgen Sembach
Book DescriptionArt Nouveau, whose emergence at the same time as cinema was no mere coincidence, represents the most remarkable attempt to reconcile the demands of the technical age with the undying wish for beauty and glorification - or to pit them against the other. Here, the reform movement of the turn of the century is not only dealt with as an artistic event, but those economic and political interests which inspired, supported, and handicapped it are also taken into account. In the chapters "Movement," "Unrest", and "Equilibrium", the historical phenomenon as a whole is characterised and is also presented with its own distinct local features. The centres of Brussels, Nancy, Barcelona, Glasgow, Helsinki and Chicago are dealt with in subchapters as are Munich, Darmstadt and Weimar. Finally, Vienna, that city in which the synthesis achieved its culmination, is described separately. The outstanding artists are examined in detail in connection with the respective cities of their greatest activity. The result is a complex picture of the symbiosis of architecture, furniture design, and craftsmanship with their corresponding approaches to artistic revitalization.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9783822830062
(240mm x 300mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Taschen GmbH
Publisher: Taschen GmbH
Publish Date: 20-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: Germany
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500 photos and text of the most outstanding modern furniture from around the world, including simple chairs to complex masterpieces and installations representing the work of the foremost designers of the 20th century. Including materials from wood to plastic, and steel to Lucite. Price Guide included.
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Author Biography - Klaus-Jurgen Sembach
Klaus-Jurgen Sembach organised the exhibitions "Die Nutzlichen Kunste" (Useful Arts), 1981 in Berlin, "Zug der Zeit - Zeit der Zuge" (The Railway Era), 1985 in Nuremberg, "So viel Anfang war nie - Deutsche Stadte 1945-1949" (Never have there been so many beginnings - German cities 1945-1949), in Nuremberg and Berlin 1989, and has numerous publications on architecture, design, photography and film to his name.
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