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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..

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..

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..

Hooking Up

Pub Date : 2010-04-01 | Author : Tom Wolfe | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 142997902X
ISBN 13 : 9781429979023

Only yesterday boys and girls spoke of embracing and kissing (necking) as getting to first base. Second base was deep kissing, plus groping and fondling this and that. Third base w..

From Bauhaus To Ecohouse

Pub Date : 2010-01-01 | Author : Peder Anker | Publisher : LSU Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807146231
ISBN 13 : 0807146234

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 : 2008-10-14 | Author : Tom Wolfe | Publisher : Picador

ISBN 10 : 0312427581
ISBN 13 : 9780312427580

"America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek) trains his satirical eye on Modern Art in this "masterpiece" (The Washington Post) Wolfe's style has never been more dazzling, his wit ne..

The Kingdom Of Speech

Pub Date : 2016-08-30 | Author : Tom Wolfe | Publisher : Little, Brown

ISBN 10 : 9780316404648
ISBN 13 : 0316404640

The maestro storyteller and reporter provocatively argues that what we think we know about speech and human evolution is wrong. "A whooping, joy-filled and hyperbolic raid on, of a..