Henry van de Velde: Selected Essays, 1889–1914

deHenry Van De VeldeÉditeurKatherine M. Kuenzli Traduit parElizabeth Tucker

25 octobre 2022|
Henry van de Velde: Selected Essays, 1889–1914 de Henry Van De Velde
78,00 $
Couverture souple
Obtenez 390 points privilègeᴹᴰ
Acheter en ligne
Livraison à une adresse
Réservez le vôtre en ligne.Expédition gratuite pour les commandes d’au moins 35 $
Cueillette en magasin
Pour savoir si la cueillette en magasin est offerte,
Trouver en magasin
Non vendu en magasin
Les prix et les offres peuvent différer de ceux en magasin


The first English collection of writings by Henry van de Velde, one of the most influential designers and theorists of the twentieth century.
Belgian artist, architect, designer, and theorist Henry van de Velde (1863–1957) was a highly original and influential figure in Europe beginning in the 1890s. A founding member of the Art Nouveau and Jugendstil movements, he also directed the Grand-Ducal Saxon School of Arts and Crafts in Weimar, Germany, which eventually became the Bauhaus under Walter Gropius.
This selection of twenty-six essays, translated from French and German, includes van de Velde’s writings on William Morris and the English Arts and Crafts movement, Neo-Impressionist painting, and relationships between ornament, line, and abstraction in German aesthetics. The texts trace the evolution of van de Velde’s thoughts during his most productive period as a theorist in the artistic debates in France, Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Katherine M. Kuenzli expertly guides readers to see how van de Velde’s writings reconcile themes of aesthetics and function, and expression and reason, throughout the artistic periods and regions represented by these texts. With introductory discussions of each essay and full annotations, this is an essential volume for a broad range of scholars and students of the history of fine and applied arts and ideas.
Katherine M. Kuenzli is professor of art history at Wesleyan University. Her many publications include the books Henry van de Velde: Designing Modernism (2019) and The Nabis and Intimate Modernism: Painting and the Decorative at the Fin-de-Siècle (2010).   Elizabeth Tucker is a translator and editor of scholarly works in art and archit...
Titre :Henry van de Velde: Selected Essays, 1889–1914
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :392 pages, 10 X 7 X 1 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :392 pages, 10 X 7 X 1 po
Publié le :25 octobre 2022
Publié par :Getty Publications
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781606067949

Consulté récemment