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SIGFRIED GIEDION, 1888-1968: DER ENTWURF EINER MODERNEN TRADITION (Sigfried Giedion, 1888-1968: The Design of a Modern Tradition). Jos Bosman et al. Museum fur Gestaltung, Zurich, 1989. Organized in association with Institut fur Geschichte und Theorie der Architektur, Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule, Zurich. Published by Ammann Verlag, Zurich. 234 pp. with 180 ills. 26 x 24 cm. ISBN 3250501093 In German.
A major scholarly study of a Swiss critic/art historian internationally recognized for his contributions to modernist design aesthetics, this catalogue elucidates Giedion's theories, his advocacy of the Modern Movement in architecture, and his status in architectural history. Illustrates many works cited in Giedion's writings.
Artist(s):Giedion, Sigfried
Indexing: Western, Europe — Switzerland — 1900-1945 — Architecture
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 053343
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