Skira Dictionary of Modern Decorative Arts

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The "Skira Dictionary of Modern Decorative Arts" spans, under nearly one thousand headings, a period defined by two crucial events in the intricate history of the transition from artisanal production of the decorative arts to industrial design: the London World Fair, that opened in 1851 in Joseph Paxton's Crystal Palace, and the E42, designed for Rome and that, owing to the Second World War, was never carried out. Practically a century of history and of an artistic evolution that, arisen from the agelong, consummate ...

Skira Dictionary of Modern Decorative Arts 2001, Skira - Berenice

ISBN-13: 9788884910257

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