Vital forms: American art and design in the atomic age, 1940-1960

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Brooklyn Museum of Art in association with Harry N. Abrams, 2001 - Philosophy - 256 pages
Examines the emergence of abstract organic forms and their assimilation into the popular arts and culture of American life from 1940-1960, covering advertising, decorative arts, commercial design, and the fine arts.

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Presenting a slice of American life from 1940 to 1960, this exhibition catalog examines the emergence of abstract organic forms (or "vital forms") and their assimilation into the arts and popular ... Read full review

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Foreword
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From Futurama to Motorama
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Notes
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