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Roots of contemporary American architecture

Roots of contemporary American architecture

a series of thirty-seven essays dating from the mid-nineteenth century to the present...collected and edited by Lewis Mumford....

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Published by Reinhold in New York .
Written in English


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ContributionsMumford, Lewis, 1895-
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Aug 05,  · They found that the participants showed increased approval of the prudish school officials when primed with thoughts of work — if they had also been primed with their American heritage, but not. Though MoMA would go on to amass a considerable collection of German Expressionist art, including paintings, prints, and books, Alfred Barr and others championed the French artists, particularly Picasso and Matisse, above most. Drypoint - Museum of Modern Art, New York.


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