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Description: A Modern World: American Design from the Yale University Art Gallery,...
Modernist designers created objects that responded to the world around them. For some, their designs constituted a conscious break with the past. For the majority, though, their designs fit within an aesthetic continuum that updated traditional forms and decoration for contemporary audiences. Designers were not beholden to history; they freely used appropriation and abstraction to create contemporary objects. This historical modernism mediated between the past and the present, grounding …
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.209-243

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