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Surrealism and Architecture by Thomas Mical

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This is a historically informed examination of architecture's perceived absence in surrealist thought, surrealist tendencies in the theories and projects of modern architecture, and the place of surrealist thought in contemporary design. This book represents current insights into surrealism in the thought and practice of modern architecture. In these essays, the role of the subconscious, the techniques of defamiliarization, aesthetic and social forces affecting the objects, interiors, cities and landscapes of the twentieth century are revealed. The book contains a diversity of voices from across modern art and architecture to bring into focus what is often overlooked in the histories of the modernist avant-garde. This collection examines the practices of writers, artists, architects, and urbanists with emphasis on a critique of the everyday world-view, offering alternative models of subjectivity, artistic effect, and the production of meanings in the built world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415325202
ISBN-10: 041532520X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Pages: 376
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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This edited collection examines a long overlooked topic: the relationship of surrealist thought to architectural theory and practice. It offers a model for a new approach to historically rigorous analysis of interdisciplinary artistic practice.

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Author Biography - Thomas Mical

Thomas Mical completed his doctorate on Niezschean thought in De Chirico's metaphysical paintings. He completed his professional architecture degree at Harvard, and he has worked as a designer in Tokyo and Chicago, and does work in architectural theory. He has taught and lectured on surrealism in the US, UK, Europe, and the Middle East. Currently he is the Presidential (Assistant) Professor of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma, where his is affiliate faculty in Film Studies, Art History and International Studies.

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