Design 1935-1965 : what modern was : selections from the Liliane and David M. Stewart Collection

Other titles
  • What modern was
Published
  • Montreal New York : Musée des arts décoratifs de Montréal ; H.N. Abrams [1991]
Physical description
424 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
ISBN
  • 0810932059
  • 9780810932050
  • 0810924803
  • 9780810924802
Notes
  • "Exhibition organized by David A. Hanks & Associates, Inc. ..."--Title page verso.
  • Catalogue of an exhibition held at Le Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Montréal, which subsequently toured other venues in the U.S.A. and Canada.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 344-358) and index.
  • "Exhibition organized by David A. Hanks and Associates ..."
  • Other format: Also issued online.
Contents
  • Modern in the past tense / Martin Eidelberg -- The age of the giant state / Paul Johnson -- The Modernist canon -- Note on the use of the catalogue -- Streamlined modern -- Biomorphic modern -- Modern historicism -- Postwar modernism -- Modern pattern and ornament -- Expressionist modern -- Beyond modern.
Subject
Related item
  • Online version:: Design 1935-1965. Montreal : Musée des arts décoratifs de Montréal ; New York : H.N. Abrams, 1991
Genre
  • Ausstellung - Montréal - 1991.
  • Bibliography
  • Catalogue
  • Exhibition catalogs.
  • Exhibition catalogues
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Marks the culmination of ten years of collecting from Canada's first museum devoted exclusively to the decorative arts - The Chateau Dufresne.

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