Pioneers of Modern Design: From William Morris to Walter Gropius (Pelican Books)

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9780140204971: Pioneers of Modern Design: From William Morris to Walter Gropius (Pelican Books)

This is a book on artists and architects from Britain, USA and Europe and how the best remains today where laid by a small group of people who thought and taught as well as designed.

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Nikolaus Pevsner’s study of the history of modern design, first published in 1936, is a classic text that offers an unrivalled account of the roots of Modernism. This new edition offers beautiful new illustrations, biographies of all major figures, a critique of Pevsner’s analysis from today’s perspective, and much more.

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Sir Nikolaus Pevsner (1902-1983) was a professor of history of art and architecture at Birkbeck College, University of London. Along with Pioneers of Modern Design, he wrote and edited the classic series Buildings of England.

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Nikolaus Pevsner
Published by Penguin Books (1961)
ISBN 10: 0140204970 ISBN 13: 9780140204971
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