"Sixties Design" is a documentation and analysis of the era during which belief in modernist design began to crumble. The work captures an interesting moment during which modernism and its refutations began to coexist.
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Philippe Garner is a Director of Christie's and is their International Head of Photographs and of 20th Century Decorative Art & Design. He is widely recognised as an authority within these fields and has written numerous essays and books on specific aspects of the history of photography and the applied arts. His books include studies of the life and work of Emile Galle and photographers Cecil Beaton and John Cowan, as well as thematic investigations such as his Sixties Design for TASCHEN. He has also curated museum exhibitions in London, Paris and Tokyo.Review:
"For lovers of pop art, Twiggy, the Beatles and everything retro, this book is mecca... Enough to turn the most stringent modernist into a hippy, this is the ultimate guide to the sixties." - Homes & Living, Sydney"
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Book Description U.S.A.: Taschen, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-14776366771
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