The modernist textile: Europe and America, 1890-1940

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Lund Humphries, 2006 - Design - 192 pages
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Decorative and applied arts played a major role in shaping the modernist aesthetic. Western artists and collectors saw textiles, particularly the abstract and handcrafted textiles from non-Western societies, as attractive alternatives to the European academic art tradition. Virginia Gardner Troy examines the importance of textiles within the context of twentieth-century art and design.

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CrossCultural Sources
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The New Art The Modernist Pictorial Textile in Europe
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Bibliography 182
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