Jock Peters, Architecture and Design: The Varieties of Modernism (Hardcover)

Jock Peters, Architecture and Design: The Varieties of Modernism By Christopher Long Cover Image
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The first comprehensive study of the German-born architect and designer Jock Peters (1889-1934), whose elegantly modern interiors for Bullock's Wilshire in Los Angeles brought him national fame.

About the Author

Christopher Long is Martin S. Kermacy Centennial Professor of Architecture at the University of Texas, Austin, where he first began lecturing in 1999. Shortly after receiving his Ph.D. in history, Long taught at the Central European University in Prague (1994-1995). His research centres on modern architectural history, with a particular emphasis on Central Europe between 1880 and the present. Long has lectured worldwide and written or contributed to over fifty publications, including his numerous studies of the architecture of Adolf Loos and his seminal books on Paul Frankl and Kem Weber (both published by Yale University Press). He has collaborated on several exhibitions, advising on Living in a Modern Way: California Design 1930-1965, a traveling exhibition that originated at the Los Angeles Museum of Art (LACMA) in 2011, and I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America at the Museum of the City of New York (2013). He co-curated Josef Frank arkitektur at the Swedish Museum of Architecture in Stockholm (1994); Josef Frank, Architect and Designer: An Alternative Vision of the Modern Home at the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts in New York City (1996); Paul T. Frankl: Ein Wiener Designer in New York und Los Angeles in Vienna and Budapest (2014); The Rise of Everyday Design: The Arts and Crafts Movement in Britain and America at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas, Austin (2019); and is currently working on an exhibition with co-curators Wendy Kaplan and Monica Penick scheduled for 2024 at LACMA: Better Living Through Science: The Home of the Future, 1920-1970.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781735600116
ISBN-10: 1735600113
Publisher: Bauer and Dean Publishers
Publication Date: October 27th, 2021
Pages: 304
Language: English