The tastemakers

Front Cover
Greenwood Press, Apr 8, 1983 - Architecture - 362 pages
A history of American popular taste in art, architecture, and interior decoration, with short sketches of the men and women responsible for the trends.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Enter the Lawyers Wife
3
Every Man a Connoisseur
8
Smiling Lawns and Tasteful Cottages
21
Copyright

19 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1983)

Russell Lynes (1910-1991) was an art historian, cultural critic, author, photographer, and managing editor of "Harper's Magazine". His articles for "Harper's" and "Life" in 1949 made parsing American culture into highbrow, upper or lower middlebrow, and lowbrow a national pastime. He wrote many books, including "Snobs" and "The Tastemakers".