Design 1935-1965 : what modern was : selections from the Liliane and David M. Stewart Collection / edited by Martin Eidelberg ; essay by Paul Johnson ; contributors, Kate Carmel [and others].

Other titles
  • What modern was
  • Montreal New York : Musée des arts décoratifs de Montréal ; H.N. Abrams [1991]
Physical description
424 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
  • 0810932059
  • 9780810932050
  • 0810924803
  • 9780810924802
  • "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.
  • 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.
Related item
  • Online version:: Design 1935-1965. Montreal : Musée des arts décoratifs de Montréal ; New York : H.N. Abrams, 1991
  • Ausstellung - Montréal - 1991.
  • Bibliography
  • Catalogue
  • Exhibition catalogs.
  • Exhibition catalogues
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • text
  • English


  • 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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Location of copy Shelfmark Online location Holdings Notes
University of the Arts, London: Wimbledon College of Arts, Main collection 745.444 IBM
British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms YA.1992.b.7121
British Museum Library: Britain, Europe & Prehistory, MC 1.2 S
Coventry University: Floor 2 730.6 DES
University of East Anglia Library: Main Library: Oversize shelves NK1394 EID
University of Edinburgh Libraries: ECA Library - (STANDARD LOAN) - Level 0 NK1394 Des.
Liverpool John Moores University: Aldham Robarts Library, Lower Ground Floor Exhibition Catalogues 745.2 MUS
National Museums Scotland Library: West Wing Library - UDC Sequence 74(100:19)(08) Stewart
University of Nottingham Libraries: Hallward Library
Robert Gordon University: Level 8 - Open Shelves 745 EID
Solent University: Floor LG, Design 745.209 EID
University of South Wales: Cardiff Library: Main Shelves, Week Loan 745.40904 DES
Trinity College Dublin Library: Santry Book Repository HX- 39-987
Victoria and Albert Museum libraries: National Art Library ND.91.0069
Victoria and Albert Museum libraries: National Art Library FW15.F.4
Victoria and Albert Museum libraries: National Art Library 604.AB.0765
Wrexham Glyndwr University: Wrexham 3 week 745.0409 EID