The Modern Chair : Twentieth Century British Chair Design

Sudjic, Deyan and Partington, Angela. The Modern Chair : Twentieth Century British Chair Design. London, England: Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1988.

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Abstract (English)

In an extensive essay, curator Sudjic demonstrates how the chair acts as a site for reading both historical preoccupations of design and societal transformations in the 20th century. Includes a Western design chronology (1851-1985).

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Sudjic, Deyan (Curator); Sudjic, Deyan (Author); Partington, Angela (Author)
Dossier: 381 - GRANDE-BRETAGNE - INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS (Londres)
Collation: 64 p. : 72 ill. ; 30 x 21 cm
ISBN: 0905263170
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: London, England: Institute of Contemporary Arts
Artists: 0
Critics / Curators / Historians: Brown, Linda; Sudjic, Deyan
Art Organizations: United Kingdom - Institute Of Contemporary Arts (London)
Event Statement: Exhibition itinerary: 1988-1989, Institute of Contemporary Art (London) ; Cornerhouse (Manchester) ; Kettle's Yard (Cambridge) ; then touring internationally.
Keywords: CHAIR; FURNITURE; DESIGN; GREAT BRITAIN; MORRIS, WILLIAM; MACKINTOSH, CHARLES RENNIE; BREUER, MARCEL; POLLOCK, BRUNO; QUITTNER, JOSEPH LEOPOLD; PEL; BERNARD, OLIVER; RACE, ERNEST; DAY, ROBIN; MURDOCH, PETER; SMITHSON, ALISON; SMITHSON, PETER; KINSMAN, RODNEY; SCOTT, FRED; DILLON, CHARLES; DILLON, JANE; HOLLINGTON, GEOFF; HOLLINGTON ASSOCIATES; KING, PETER; MIRANDA, SANTIAGO; SOWDEN, GEORGE; van den BROECKE, FLORIS; LITTLE, MARY; MORRISON, JASPER; HILTON, MATHEW; LANE, DANNY; DUBREUIL, ANDRE; DIXON, TOM; ARAD, RON; COATES, NIGEL; BRANSON COATES ARCHITECTURE; FUTURE SYSTEMS; HADID, ZAHA; PAWSON, JOHN; SILVESTRIN, CLAUDIO; WEIL, DANIEL; TAYLOR, GERARD
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Date Deposited: 16 Nov 1990
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 13:32
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/2371
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