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    DescriptionKarel Teige (1900-51) was a graphic designer, critic, and Czech partisan who in 1920 founded a group to promote modernism in the international sphere through polemics and manifestos. This is a translation of Karel Teige's 1930 publication that brought attention to the modernist movement of his native Czechoslovakia and aligned it with the avant-garde efforts of the East and West. Three essays by Teige on art and architecture supplement the volume: "Toward a New Architecture"; "Ten Years of the Bauhaus"; and "Constructivism and the Liquidation of Art".


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    Title
    Modern Architecture in Czechoslovakia and Other Writings
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Karel Teige, Introduction by Jean-Louis Cohen, Translated by Irena Murray, Translated by David Britt
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 1,005 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780892365968
    ISBN 10: 089236596X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25850
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DVK
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Ingram Theme: CULT/EEUROP
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 31
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ARC005000, ARC001000
    DC21: 720
    BIC subject category V2: AMA
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A05093000, A05060000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 720/.943/0904
    LC classification: NA1031.5.M63 T4513 2000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 720.9430904
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: AMA
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBDK
    Illustrations note
    328 b&w illustrations
    Publisher
    Getty Trust Publications
    Imprint name
    Getty Research Institute,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 March 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Santa Monica CA
    Author Information
    Jean-Louis Cohen is director of the Institut Francaise d'Architecture, Paris, professor at the Universite de Paris-VIII, and Sheldon H. Solow Professor in the History of Architecture at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Irena Murray is head of the Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art at McGill University, Montreal. David Britt has translated numerous books, including The Renewal of Pagan Antiquity by Aby Warburg."