Looking at Art Nouveau from an international perspective, this text examines its origins and meaning within an art-historical, literary and social context. It covers all the major designers of the period and the environment in which they worked, describing the variation in forms and ideas expressed in key schools of thought. An important section ...Read MoreLooking at Art Nouveau from an international perspective, this text examines its origins and meaning within an art-historical, literary and social context. It covers all the major designers of the period and the environment in which they worked, describing the variation in forms and ideas expressed in key schools of thought. An important section of the book is devoted to architecture and interior design, and features cities such as Paris and Brussels, New York and Moscow, through the work of architects and designers whose names have become inextricably linked with their turn-of-the century flowering.Read Less
Very Good. 0894682792. Minor bumping to corners. Crease to spine.; Binding solid. All pages clean and bright. Great illustrations. Support an independent used bookstore in Minneapolis! ; 11.30 X 9.90 X 1.30 inches; 496 pages.
Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority.
Very Good. Softcover. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Reading crease. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US.
VG-(Slight soiling along bottom edge of book block. ) White wraps. 496 pp. Numerous color plates. Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London as well as the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. 30 essays on the topic, each one lavishly illustrated.
Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. 464 p. 300 colour, 100 b&w halftones. Intended for college/higher education audience. Intended for professional and scholarly audience.
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