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Description: A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery,...
“In this day of invention, of chemical magic, of breath-taking mechanical advance,” wrote curator and champion of industrial arts Richard F. Bach in 1932, “science and technology have added immeasurably to the resources of design.” Manufacturers and designers during this time emphasized the modernity of their creations through the selection of suitably modern materials—like plastics and chromium plate—or novel applications of time-honored materials. This spirit of experimentation with new alloys …
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.83-112

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