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Design in America : the Cranbrook vision, 1925-1950 /

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Abrams, in association with the Detroit Institute of Arts and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, [1983]Copyright date: ©1983Description: 352 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
  • 0810908018
  • 0895580977
  • 0870993410
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Summary: Its difficult to imagine the story of design in America without Cranbrook- that still vital community in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, whose faculty and students have encompassed world-famous architects, sculptors, weavers, designers, metalworkers, ceramists, and painters. These include the prominent architects Eliel and Eero Saarinen; the furniture and interior designers Florence Knoll and Charles and Ray Eames; designer of fine silverware and sculptor Harry Bertoia; ceramists Maija Grotell; designers Loja Saarinen and her daughter Pipsan Saarinen Swanson; sculptor Carl Milles; and painter Zoltan Sepeshy, among others. [Cont...]
Item type Current library Collection Shelving location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Reference Carleton University, AVRC Richardson Collection - Non CIrculating - Call No. Accompanied by Red Dot Open-stacks N330.B55 C74 1983 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Not for loan 16055001136

Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Dec. 14, 1983-Feb. 19, 1984, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, April 18, 1984-June 17, 1984, and at four other museums through June 30, 1985.

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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