Crime and Ornament : The Arts and Popular Culture in the Shadow of Adolf Loos

Loos, Adolf and Miller, Bernie and Ward, Melony and Daniels, J. Yolande and De Solà-Morales, Ignasi and Drobnick, Jim and Gandesha, Samir and Hersey, George L. and Kelley, Mike and Milligan, Katherine and Pronger, Brian and Ramsay, Graham and Randolph, Jeanne and Reeve, Charles and Rudder, Jennifer and Scott, Felicity D. and Soulillou, Jacques and Zwicky, Jan. Crime and Ornament : The Arts and Popular Culture in the Shadow of Adolf Loos. Toronto, Ont.: YYZ Books, 2002.

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Abstract (English)

The editors of this collection have assembled 16 essays in response to Adolf Loos’ seminal essay on modern architecture “Crime and Ornament” (also included). As Ward and Miller note, some of the authors address Loos’ text directly, investigating the extent to which ornament problematizes form and function, while others use "ornament" as a vehicle for reflecting on issues related to contemporary art and culture. Notes on contributors. 193 bibl. ref.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Loos, Adolf (Author); Miller, Bernie (Editor); Miller, Bernie (Author); Ward, Melony (Editor); Ward, Melony (Author); Daniels, J. Yolande (Author); De Solà-Morales, Ignasi (Author); Drobnick, Jim (Author); Gandesha, Samir (Author); Hersey, George L. (Author); Kelley, Mike (Author); Milligan, Katherine (Author); Pronger, Brian (Author); Ramsay, Graham (Author); Randolph, Jeanne (Author); Reeve, Charles (Author); Rudder, Jennifer (Author); Scott, Felicity D. (Author); Soulillou, Jacques (Author); Zwicky, Jan (Author)
Dossier: 351 - YYZ (Toronto)
Collation: 292 p. : 41 ill. ; 22 x 13 cm
ISBN: 0920397778
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Toronto, Ont.: YYZ Books
Artists: Cesta, Carlo; Hurlbut, Spring; Asher, Michael; Ayearst, Sheila; Belin, Valérie; Gordon, Stuart; Maciá, Oswaldo; Murray, Janet; Noguchi, Louise; Pittman, Lari; Scarborough, Steven; Wall, Jeff; Wolverton, Basil
Art Organizations: Yyz (Toronto)
Keywords: ORNAMENT; ARCHITECTURE; BODY; CONSUMERISM; DESIGN; DESIRE; FASHION; HOMOSEXUALITY; MEMORY; MORALITY; PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORY; RACISM; RITUAL; SCULPTURE; SYMBOL; VIOLENCE; AFFECT; CARICATURE; CAPITALISM; CONTROL; CRIMINALITY; EXCESS; FUNCTIONALITY; GENDER; HORROR; MEDICAL SCIENCE; ODOUR; OPERA; ORDER; POWER; PRISON; RESISTANCE; SADOMASOCHISM; SAFETY; SENSES (THE); SPORT; SUBURBIA; UNITY; GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS)
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Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2003
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 21:56
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/16311
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