Wendingen - A Journal for the Arts, 1918-1932
Princeton Architectural Press, 2001 - Architecture - 272 pages
With its first issue in January of 1918 Wendingen set a new standard in arts publishing. The pioneering journal sought out the newest ideas by the most creative practitioners in all of the visual arts--architecture, graphics, typography, sculpture, ceramics, glass, and theatrical design--and then reproduced them in sumptuous, hand-bound editions of unparalleled beauty. Over its fourteen-year history, Wendingen, which translates roughly as "upheaval," featured the work of such diverse artists as Gustav Klimt, Josef Hoffmann, Eileen Gray, and Erich Mendelsohn. It introduced the work of Frank Lloyd Wright to European audiences in a series of seven issues published in 1925 and 1926. But it is best known for its covers, ranging in style from the art nouveau to the constructivist to the art deco, all of which are reproduced here in color. In this first comprehensive study of this extraordinary magazine, Le Coultre gives students, scholars, and collectors access to this now scarce magazine. He also calls long-overdue attention to the role of Wendingen's founding editor, Hendricus Theodorus Wijedveld, in shaping the course of modern design.
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1928 Introduction adver Amsterdam School Anrooy appeared with advertise April architect Architectural Weekly Arthur Staal artists Bazel board of directors building C.J. Blaauw chief editor copies Cover Lithograph d:ca December Decorative deluxe edition directors meeting Doesburg drawing Dutch editorial board Eijnde Eileen Gray Ellen Lupton enclosure endpapers Enschede Erich Mendelsohn Essers exhibition floorplans Frank Lloyd Wright Hermann Finsterlin Hildo Krop Hilversum Hooge Brug illustrations issue J. F. Staal J. L. M. Lauweriks Jan Sluyters Jan Toorop Jan Wils Jessurun de Mesquita Josef Hoffmann Klerk Letter from Wijdeveld Lissitzky magazine March Mea Verwey Archive Mees to Wijdeveld Michel de Klerk October P. L. Kramer paper poster printed printer Publication versions published in hardcover R. N. Roland Hoist reproductions sculpture September society Special characteristics Stijl Technical Sec Theater tion tisements typography University Library Amsterdam volume W. M. Dudok Wendingen Wendingen style Wiessing Wijdeveld Archive Wijdeveld dated woodcut