Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939. Jason T. Busch, Catherine L. Futter.
Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939
Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939
Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939
Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939
Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939
Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939
Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939
Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939
Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939

Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939

New York, New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2012. Softcover. Color wraps with french flaps; 303 pp.; Profusely illustrated in color. VG- some scuffing to wraps and minor wear to corners and edges, small stain on title page. Item #166227
ISBN: 9780880390552

Published in conjunction with the traveling exhibition of the same name, organized by the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City. Features ten essays by various authors, including "Modernity Revealed: The World's Fairs from 1900 to 1925" by Stephen Harrison, "Style through Science: Modern Industrial Design and the World's Fairs of the 1930s" by Kevin W. Tucker, "J. & L. Lobmeyr: A Case Study of Glass at the World's Fairs" by Jane Shadel Spillman, and more. Wonderfully illustrated, with many full-page color photos.

OCLC: 741540122

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