From Bauhaus to Our House

November 24, 2009|
From Bauhaus to Our House by Tom Wolfe
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After critiquing-and infuriating-the art world with The Painted Word, award-winning author Tom Wolfe shared his less than favorable thoughts about modern architecture in From Bauhaus to Our Haus.

In this examination of the strange saga of twentieth century architecture, Wolfe takes such European architects as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, and Bauhaus art school founder Walter Gropius to task for their glass and steel box designed buildings that have influenced-and infected-America''s cities.

Tom Wolfe (1930-2018) was one of the founders of the New Journalism movement and the author of such contemporary classics as The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Right Stuff, and Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers, as well as the novels The Bonfire of the Vanities, A Man in Full, and I Am Charlotte Simmons. As a reporter, he w...
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Title:From Bauhaus to Our House
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:128 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.31 in
Shipping dimensions:128 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.31 in
Published:November 24, 2009
Publisher:Picador
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780312429140

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