The Modernist Textile: Europe and America 1890-1940


Artist(s): Various
Author(s): Virginia Gardner Troy
Format: Hardback
Year published: 2006
Publisher: Lund Humphries
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 191
Illustrations: Illustrated throughout in black and white and colour

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This book provides a survey of textiles in the modern age. Including in-depth analysis of the trends that developed across Europe and America in the period covered, the book draws in all the major phases of the modernist period from Art Nouveau and the Arts and Crafts Movement through to Constructivism and the influence of South American ancient arts on twentieth-century American textiles. An invaluable resource for all those interested gaining a new perspective on the significant visual and cultural developments that took place in Europe and America between 1890-1940.
Includes a selected bibliography.


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