Montage And The Metropolis

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Montage And The Metropolis

Author : Martino Stierli
ISBN : 9780300221312
Genre : Architectural design
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Montage has been hailed as one of the key structural principles of modernity, yet its importance to the history of modern thought about cities and their architecture has never been adequately explored. In this groundbreaking new work, Martino Stierli charts the history of montage in late 19th-century urban and architectural contexts, its application by the early 20th-century avant-gardes, and its eventual appropriation in the postmodern period. With chapters focusing on photomontage, the film theories of Sergei Eisenstein, Mies van der Rohe's spatial experiments, and Rem Koolhaas's use of literary montage in his seminal manifesto Delirious New York (1978), Stierli demonstrates the centrality of montage in modern explorations of space, and in conceiving and representing the contemporary city. Beautifully illustrated, this interdisciplinary book looks at architecture, photography, film, literature, and visual culture, featuring works by artists and architects including Mies, Koolhaas, Paul Citroen, George Grosz, Hannah Höch, El Lissitzky, and Le Corbusier.
Category: Architectural design

Fritz Lang S Metropolis

Author : Michael Minden
ISBN : 1571131469
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A collection of essays -- early seminal works as well as freshinterpretations -- on the famous German expressionist film, Metropolis
Category: Literary Criticism

Miniature Metropolis

Author : Andreas Huyssen
ISBN : 9780674416727
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Andreas Huyssen explores the history and theory of metropolitan miniatures—short prose pieces about urban life written for European newspapers. His fine-grained readings open vistas into German critical theory and the visual arts, revealing the miniature to be one of the few genuinely innovative modes of spatialized writing created by modernism.
Category: Literary Criticism

Mambo Montage

Author : Agustín Laó-Montes
ISBN : 9780231505444
Genre : Social Science
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New York is the capital of mambo and a global factory of latinidad. This book covers the topic in all its multifaceted aspects, from Jim Crow baseball in the first half of the twentieth century to hip hop and ethno-racial politics, from Latinas and labor unions to advertising and Latino culture, from Cuban cuisine to the language of signs in New York City. Together the articles map out the main conceptions of Latino identity as well as the historical process of Latinization of New York. Mambo Montage is both a way of imagining latinidad and an angle of vision on the city.
Category: Social Science

Metropolis

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ISBN : 9789004449268
Genre : Art
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Points And Lines

Author : Stan Allen
ISBN : 1568981554
Genre : Architecture
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With Points + Lines: Diagrams and Projects for the City, influential architect and theorist Stan Allen proposes a series of new architectural strategies for the contemporary city. Organized in the form of a user's manual, it juxtaposes texts outlining Allen's theoretical principles with his projects, in which those principles are demonstrated in practice. Finding inspiration in the artistic minimalism and postminimalism of the 1970s, Allen uses the city's vitality and infrastructure to support projects that reflect and augment the urban experience. Included in this volume are three essays by Allen along with six projects, including his designs for the Cardiff Bay Opera House in Wales, the Museo del Prado in Madrid, the Souks of Beirut, the Logistical Activities Zone of Barcelona, the Korean-American Museum of Art in Los Angeles, and the National Diet Library in Kansai Kan, Japan. Allen's work is introduced by K. Michael Hays; R.E. Somol provides an afterword. In addition, the book contains a complete, illustrated chronology of Allen's projects.
Category: Architecture

Politics In German Literature

Author : Beth Bjorklund
ISBN : 1571130829
Genre : Literary Collections
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New readings of a variety of works in German literature, taking as a theme the conflict between the aims of politics and literature.
Category: Literary Collections

Design Book Review

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ISBN : UVA:X004014087
Genre : Architectural design
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Category: Architectural design

Metropolis

Author : Jacobsen
ISBN : UOM:39015050123689
Genre : Performing Arts
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Text in English and German. What links film and architecture? Above all it is 'Metropolis', the film that Fritz Lang made in the Babelsberg studios in 1925/26. Its extravagance created enormous financial difficulties for Ufa, the biggest German film concern, but it had a brilliant premiere in Berlin in January 1927, went on to enjoy unparalleled success world-wide -- and then came to symbolise (film) architectural design for the future. 'Metropolis', internationally renowned as a major piece of German film culture, represents film art in the Weimar Republic in an artistically unique and yet unusually popular way, but it also contains one of the first fully-formulated 20th-century city fantasies. Fritz Lang, stimulated by a journey to New York, had his architect Erich Kettelhut build a city of the future in the Babelsberg Studios outside Berlin, which, as a vision, went far beyond the real skyscraper silhouette. Luis Bunuel wrote the following about 'Metropolis' as early as 1927: Henceforth and for ever more the scenic designer has been replaced by the architect. The cinema will serve as a faithful interpreter of the architect's boldest dreams. The Tower of Babel from 'Metropolis' has been a piece of urban fantasy that has inspired architects of every colour right down to the present day. American urban visions in films of the 80s and 90s, like for instance the cult film 'Blade Runner', would be inconceivable without Lang's 'Metropolis'. Now as then the Metropolis designs are considered to be highly-developed examples of a Modernist laboratory for film and architecture. All the surviving scenic architectural designs, over 200 working, factory and set photographs as well as numerous other documents, including the film architect's hitherto unpublished memoirs and working reports had been placed at the authors' disposal. In addition, other photographs from the Cinematheque Francaise and a bundle of over 300 hitherto unpublished photographs from the estate of a German emigrant to Australia have been included.
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Metropolis 1890 1940

Author : Anthony Sutcliffe
ISBN : UCSC:32106007089565
Genre : Cities and towns
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An ideal and welcome reference and reader for students of urbanism, Metropolis 1890-1940 examines perceptions of the city during the dramatic urban growth of this period. Metropolis looks at the policies adopted to deal with the new city and at the views of the city expressed in the art, architecture, literature, cinema, music, and ideology of the time. Internationally known experts discuss case studies of London, Paris, Berlin, the Ruhr, New York, Moscow, and Tokyo, and a postscript brings the reader up to date with a survey of postwar urbanism.
Category: Cities and towns

The Complete Photographer

Author : Willard Detering Morgan
ISBN : UVA:X004344600
Genre : Photography
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Vol. 10, no. 55 contains "Glossary of photography.
Category: Photography

Crisis And The Arts

Author : Stephen C. Foster
ISBN : UCSD:31822033562133
Genre : Art
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Launches an eight-volume series on the rebellious art form created during World War I by artists and writers in Zurich reacting to the horror of war, the onslaught of new technology, and the stifling aesthetics of futurism and cubism. In 11 essays, provides parameters for the historical and sociological context of the movement; its manifestation in visual arts, theater, the media, and literature; the correspondence between the actual works and the various manifestos; and the relevance of studying the phenomenon to present concerns. Illustrated in black and white. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
Category: Art

Montage And Modern Life 1919 1942

Author : Maud Lavin
ISBN : UOM:39076002864358
Genre : Art
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Published to accompany touring exhibition held at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, 7/4 - 7/6 1992.
Category: Art

Film A Modern Art

Author : Aaron Sultanik
ISBN : 0845347527
Genre : Performing Arts
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Category: Performing Arts

Radical Philosophy

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ISBN : UOM:39015066154728
Genre : Philosophy
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Category: Philosophy