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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
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
N6530.C2
LC item number
A72 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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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