Mies Van der Rohe: A Critical Biography

Mies Van der Rohe: A Critical Biography

by Franz Schulze

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ISBN-13: 9780226740607
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/15/1995
Edition description: 1
Pages: 380
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Franz Schulze is the Hollender Professor of Art Emeritus at Lake Forest College. His many books include Philip Johnson: Life and Work and, as coauthor, Chicago’s Famous Buildings, the latter also published by the University of Chicago Press.

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Preface
List of Buildings and Projects
1. Aachen: Youth in Imperial Germany, 1886-1905
2. Berlin: Problems of a New Century, 1905-18
3. Europe out of the Ashes: Response to the Modernist Challenge, 1919-25
4. Weimar at the Flood, 1925-29
5. Depression, Collectivization, and the Crisis of Art, 1929-38
6. Departure and Flight, 1936-38
7. Revival: Modernism without Utopia, 1938-49
8. America: The Triumph of Steel and Glass, 1949-58
9. Recessional, 1958-69
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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