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Architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art : the Arthur Drexler years, 1951-1986 / Thomas S. Hines.

Author/creator Hines, Thomas S. author.
Other author/creatorGetty Research Institute issuing body.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Los Angeles : The Getty Research Institute, [2019]
Descriptionxi, 196 pages ; 27 cm
Contents Prologue: MOMA's Department of Architecture and Design, 1932-51: the rise of Arthur Drexler, 1925-51 -- Apprenticeship: Arthur Drexler as curator, 1951-56 -- Modernism at high tide: Drexler as department director, 1956-66 -- Creative destruction: Drexler, MOMA, and the changing course of modern architecture, 1966-75 -- Modernism under siege: Drexler, MOMA, and the postmodernist challenge, 1975-85 -- Modernism reconsidered: Drexler and MOMA, 1980-86.
Abstract "This comprehensive history of the Museum of Modern Art's architecture and design department under the leadership of the highly influential curator Arthur Drexler assesses the department's impact on the shape and direction of twentieth-century architectural discourse"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formCriticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN9781606065815 hardcover
ISBN1606065815 hardcover

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