Julius Shulman: Modernism Rediscovered by Pierluigi SerrainoJulius Shulman: Modernism Rediscovered by Pierluigi Serraino

Julius Shulman: Modernism Rediscovered

byPierluigi SerrainoPhotographed byJulius Shulman

Hardcover | March 15, 2018

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The Master of Modern
Discoveries from the Julius Shulman vaults

The buildings burned in our memories, which to us represent the spirit of ‘50s and ‘60s architectural design, were those whose pictures were widely published in magazines and books; but what about those that got lost in the process, hardly or never appearing in publication?

The exchange of visual information is crucial to the development, evolution, and promotion of architectural movements. If a building is not widely seen, its photograph rarely or never published, it simply does not enter into architectural discourse. Many buildings photographed by Julius Shulman suffered this fate, their images falling into oblivion. With this book, TASCHEN brings them to light, paying homage to California Modernism in all its forms.

The abandoned files of Julius Shulman show us another side of Modernism that has stayed quiet for so many years. Bringing together nearly 300 forgotten masterpieces, Modernism Rediscovered pays tribute to these lesser known yet outstanding contributions to the modern architectural movement. It's like sneaking into a private history, into homes that have rarely been seen and hardly appreciated as of yet.

About the series:
Bibliotheca Universalis— Compact cultural companions celebrating the eclectic TASCHEN universe at an unbeatable, democratic price!
Since we started our work as cultural archaeologists in 1980, the name TASCHEN has become synonymous with accessible, open-minded publishing. Bibliotheca Universalis brings together nearly 100 of our all-time favorite titles in a neat new format so you can curate your own affordable library of art, anthropology, and aphrodisia.
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Text in English, French, and German
Pierluigi Serraino, born in 1965, studied architecture in Rome & Los Angeles. Since 1997 he has lived in San Francisco.
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Title:Julius Shulman: Modernism RediscoveredFormat:HardcoverDimensions:640 pages, 7.7 × 5.5 × 0.98 inPublished:March 15, 2018Publisher:TaschenLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3836561808

ISBN - 13:9783836561808

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