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Merz to Emigre and Beyond: Progressive Magazine Design of the Twentieth Century

Heller, Steven

ISBN 10: 0714839272 / ISBN 13: 9780714839271
Published by Phaidon Press Inc., 2003
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Historical survey of avant-garde cultural and political magazines and newspapers from early 20th century to the present. A unique selection of international publications from Europe and the USA - including Merz (1920s), View (1940s), East Village Other (1960s), Punk (1970s), Raw (1980s), and Emigre (1990s). With small pictorial stamp of former owner on half title page. 240 pp with striking plates and illustrations of graphic design. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 013656

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Title: Merz to Emigre and Beyond: Progressive ...

Publisher: Phaidon Press Inc.

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Orange Black Ltrd Cloth

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Merz to Emigre and Beyond is an historical survey of avant-garde cultural and political magazines and newspapers all the way from the early twentieth century to the present day. The book features a unique selection of international publications from Europe and the USA including Merz (1920s), View (1940s), East Village Other (1960s), Punk (1970s), Raw (1980s) and Emigre (1990s). The design of these magazines, often raucous and undisciplined, was as ground breaking as the ideas they disseminated. Many were linked to controversial artistic, literary and political movements, such as Dada, Surrealism, Modernism, the New Left and Deconstruction. They contain the work of many leading experimental artists and designers of their time - from Kurt Schwitters and El Lissitzky in the 1920s and 30s, to Art Spiegelman and Rudy Vander Lans in the 1980s and 90s.

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Steven Heller is a Senior Art Director at The New York Times and Co-Chair of the MFA/Design Program of the School of Visual Arts in New York. A respected authority in the design world, he has written and co-authored numerous publications, including Paul Rand, also published by Phaidon.

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