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The Resource Birth of the cool : California art, design, and culture at midcentury, Elizabeth Armstrong ; with essays by Michael Boyd ... [et al.] ; with contributions by Anna Brouwer, Mary Trent

Birth of the cool : California art, design, and culture at midcentury, Elizabeth Armstrong ; with essays by Michael Boyd ... [et al.] ; with contributions by Anna Brouwer, Mary Trent

Label
Birth of the cool : California art, design, and culture at midcentury
Title
Birth of the cool
Title remainder
California art, design, and culture at midcentury
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Armstrong ; with essays by Michael Boyd ... [et al.] ; with contributions by Anna Brouwer, Mary Trent
Title variation
California art, design, and culture at midcentury
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Armstrong, Elizabeth
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
N6530.C2
LC item number
A72 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1973-
  • 1981-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boyd, Michael
  • Brouwer, Anna
  • Trent, Mary
  • Orange County Museum of Art (Calif.)
  • Addison Gallery of American Art
  • Oakland Museum of California
  • Blanton Museum of Art
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art, American
  • Design
  • California
Label
Birth of the cool : California art, design, and culture at midcentury, Elizabeth Armstrong ; with essays by Michael Boyd ... [et al.] ; with contributions by Anna Brouwer, Mary Trent
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Catalog of an exhibition at Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California, October 7, 2007-January 6, 2008; Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, February 15-April 13, 2008; Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California, May 18-August 17, 2008; The Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, February 27-May 31, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.290-[293]) and index
Contents
Foreword / Dennis Szakacs -- Acknowledgments -- The square and the cool : California art, design, and culture at midcentury / Elizabeth Armstrong -- Domestic cool : modern architecture and its image in southern California / Elizabeth A.T. Smith -- Hard-edge cool / Frances Colpitt -- Making the scene : West Coast modernism and the movies / Bruce Jenkins -- Cool on cool : William Claxton and the way the music looked / Dave Hickey -- Formal, cool, dense : graphic design in Los Angeles at midcentury / Lorraine Wild -- The migration of modernism : from turn-of-the-century Vienna to midcentury Los Angeles / Michael Boyd -- Cold War cool / Thomas Hine -- 1959 : a snapshot of midcentury culture / Anna Brouwer and Mary Trent -- Selected texts and documents
Control code
ocn171112022
Dimensions
26 x 28 cm.
Extent
301 p .
Isbn
9783791338781
Other physical details
ill. (some col.);
System control number
(OCoLC)171112022
Label
Birth of the cool : California art, design, and culture at midcentury, Elizabeth Armstrong ; with essays by Michael Boyd ... [et al.] ; with contributions by Anna Brouwer, Mary Trent
Publication
Note
Catalog of an exhibition at Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California, October 7, 2007-January 6, 2008; Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, February 15-April 13, 2008; Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California, May 18-August 17, 2008; The Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, February 27-May 31, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.290-[293]) and index
Contents
Foreword / Dennis Szakacs -- Acknowledgments -- The square and the cool : California art, design, and culture at midcentury / Elizabeth Armstrong -- Domestic cool : modern architecture and its image in southern California / Elizabeth A.T. Smith -- Hard-edge cool / Frances Colpitt -- Making the scene : West Coast modernism and the movies / Bruce Jenkins -- Cool on cool : William Claxton and the way the music looked / Dave Hickey -- Formal, cool, dense : graphic design in Los Angeles at midcentury / Lorraine Wild -- The migration of modernism : from turn-of-the-century Vienna to midcentury Los Angeles / Michael Boyd -- Cold War cool / Thomas Hine -- 1959 : a snapshot of midcentury culture / Anna Brouwer and Mary Trent -- Selected texts and documents
Control code
ocn171112022
Dimensions
26 x 28 cm.
Extent
301 p .
Isbn
9783791338781
Other physical details
ill. (some col.);
System control number
(OCoLC)171112022

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