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*the Art-Architecture Complex - 2nd edition

*the Art-Architecture Complex (ISBN10: 178168104X; ISBN13: 9781781681046)
ISBN13: 978-1781681046
ISBN10: 178168104X

Summary: Hal Foster, author of the acclaimed Design and Crime, argues that a fusion of architecture and art is a defining feature of contemporary culture. He identifies a “global style” of architecture—as practiced by Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano—analogous to the international style of Le Corbusier, Gropius and Mies.  More than any art, today’s global style conveys both the dreams and delusions of modernity. Foster demonstrates that a study of the “art-architecture complex
provides invaluable insight into broader social and economic trajectories in urgent need of analysis.
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Summary: Hal Foster, author of the acclaimed Design and Crime, argues that a fusion of architecture and art is a defining feature of contemporary culture. He identifies a “global style” of architecture—as practiced by Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano—analogous to the international style of Le Corbusier, Gropius and Mies.  More than any art, today’s global style conveys both the dreams and delusions of modernity. Foster demonstrates that a study of the “art-architecture complex” provides invaluable insight into broader social and economic trajectories in urgent need of analysis....show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 13
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Publisher: Verso
Year Published: 2013
International: No



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