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SPEED LIMITS. Ed. by Jeffrey T. Schnapp. Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, 2009. Organized and published in association with Wolfsonian-Florida International University, Miami Beach. Published in association with Skira editore, Milan. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York. 320 pp. with 126 ills. (55 col.). 25 x 17 cm. LC 2009-9700 ISBN 9788857201757 In English.
Marking the centennial of the founding of Futurism, an artistic movement that celebrated speed as a cardinal virtue, this catalogue documents paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and other works that illustrate the theme of speed in modern life, ranging from 19th century photographic studies by Eadweard Muybridge and posters depicting streamlined trains of the 1930s to Massimo Vignelli's 1972 map of the New York City subway system.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 70,01,05,07,17,42
Worldwide Number: 032788
Paperbound $39.00    

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