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American Modern, 1925-1940

Design for a New Age

by Stewart J. Johnson

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Published by Harry N. Abrams .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art styles: c First World War to 1960,
  • Individual artists,
  • Industrial / Commercial Art & Design,
  • United States,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum,
  • Metropolitan Museum Of Art - Exhibition Catalogs,
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.),
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • History,
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • USA,
  • Decorative arts,
  • American - General,
  • History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945),
  • Art / Design / General,
  • New York,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General,
  • Design - General,
  • New York (State),
  • 20th century,
  • Exhibitions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7998419M
    ISBN 100810942089
    ISBN 109780810942080

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    American Modern, Design for a New Age. If ever there is an exhibition that illustrates the competitive creative spirit of Americans, it is American Modern, Design for a New zed by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Federation of Arts, with support by the National Patrons of the AFA, this landmark exhibition dramatically demonstrates, through Alvar Aalto: Furniture and Glass by Alvar Aalto,J. Stewart Johnson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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