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But to think so is to reckon without Futurism, which became the house style of
Italian fascism in the years after Mussolini's March on Rome. Marinetti provided
Mussolini with his platform style, a rhetoric of newness, youth, anti-feminism, ...
Among architects, the anti-dÚcor argument began in earnest during the rise of the
second-last universal decorative style in world design: the Liberty Style, as it was
known in Italy, or el modernismo in Barcelona or, as we call it today, ...
This substance was never found—and that is why so many International Style
buildings including the Villa Savoye ended up cracked, stained, crumbling, and
otherwise ruined after a few years' exposure to the elements. Although Corbusier
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dbsovereign - LibraryThing
Wonderful pictures - some even full page! Nice overview of the last hundred years or so of art (through the 1980s) -- wow, and to think I've lived through about thirty years of this...(!). Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jcbrunner - LibraryThing
Coming late to the party, this tie-in to an early 1980s TV documentary series, I both like reading his poignant and wide-ranging introduction to 20th century art (that remains very wedded to the 19th ... Read full review