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From Bauhaus To Our House

Pub Date : 2009-11-24 | Author : Tom Wolfe | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 142992425X
ISBN 13 : 9781429924252

Tom Wolfe, "America's most skillful satirist" (The Atlantic Monthly), examines the strange saga of American architecture in this sequel to The Painted Word, From Bauhaus to Our Hou..


From Bauhaus To Our House

Pub Date : 1981 | Author : Tom Wolfe | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780374158927
ISBN 13 : 0374158924

Takes a critical look at the past fifty years of American architecture and assesses the influence of foreign architects and movements..



Visual Culture

Pub Date : 2012-01-10 | Author : Richard Howells | Publisher : Polity

ISBN 10 : 9780745650715
ISBN 13 : 0745650716

"The first part of the book is concerned with differing theoretical approaches to visual analysis, and includes chapters on iconology, form, art history, ideology, semiotics and he..


From Bauhaus To Ecohouse

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Peder Anker | Publisher : LSU Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807136508
ISBN 13 : 0807136506

Global warming and concerns about sustainability recently have pushed ecological design to the forefront of architectural study and debate. As Peder Anker explains in From Bauhaus ..


The Painted Word

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Tom Wolfe | Publisher : Bantam

ISBN 10 : 0553380656
ISBN 13 : 9780553380651

The author derails the great American myth of modern art in a scathing, witty, uncompromising critique of American art from the 1950s through the 1970s. Reprint. NYT...


Hooking Up

Pub Date : 2000-10-31 | Author : Tom Wolfe | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780374103828
ISBN 13 : 0374103828

Explores topics including the sexual mores of teenagers, the impact of genetics and neuroscience on human identity, and the workings of TV's magazine-show sting operations...