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Up to 1890 – The Foundations of Modernism

Charlotte Ashby

Charlotte Ashby lectures in the history of art and design at Birkbeck, University of London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and Oxford University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modernism in Scandinavia : Art, Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...This first chapter focuses on the foundations needed for the birth of Modernism in the Nordic region. This includes a growing public for art and the emergence of a network of institutions, schools and societies for promoting cultural...

1890–1910 – A New Style for a New Age

Charlotte Ashby

Charlotte Ashby lectures in the history of art and design at Birkbeck, University of London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and Oxford University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modernism in Scandinavia : Art, Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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... non-historical ornamental languages being developed in the Secession architecture of Germany and Austro-Hungary (Ashby 2012, 141–143).Paris continued to exercise a particular hold on European art culture well into the twentieth century....

1950–1970 – Postwar Modern

Charlotte Ashby

Charlotte Ashby lectures in the history of art and design at Birkbeck, University of London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and Oxford University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modernism in Scandinavia : Art, Architecture and Design

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...The recovery from war took its time, but by the early 1950s the nations of Europe were all beginning to stabilize. Sweden, which had remained neutral throughout the war, was the least affected. Norway and Finland were marked by their direct...

Introduction

Charlotte Ashby

Charlotte Ashby lectures in the history of art and design at Birkbeck, University of London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and Oxford University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Modernism in Scandinavia : Art, Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Scandinavia is a region associated with modernity: modern design, modern living and a progressive welfare state. At the same time individuals from the region are only sparsely represented in most art histories of Modernism, and then largely...

Designmuseo (Design Museum), Helsinki (1873–)

Charlotte Ashby

Charlotte Ashby lectures in the history of art and design at Birkbeck, University of London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and Oxford University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The origins of the Designmuseo (Design Museum, Helsinki) lie in a teaching collection, founded in 1873 for the students of the first Craft School in Finland, itself founded in 1871. The Suomen Taideteollisuusyhdistys (Finnish Society...

Saarinen, Eliel (1873–1950)

Charlotte Ashby

Charlotte Ashby lectures in the history of art and design at Birkbeck, University of London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and Oxford University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Finnish architect and designer, born in Rantasalmi, Saarinen was a graduate of the Architecture Department of Helsinki Polytechnical Institute (1893–7). His practice was shaped by the Arts and Crafts ideal of the total work of art...

Kukkapuro, Yrjö (1933–)

Charlotte Ashby

Charlotte Ashby lectures in the history of art and design at Birkbeck, University of London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and Oxford University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Finnish furniture designer Kukkapuro’s reputation is built primarily on his long career as a designer of chairs, though he has also designed other furniture, light fittings, and interiors. His career was launched with a prototype chair...

Marsio-Aalto, Aino (1894–1949)

Charlotte Ashby

Charlotte Ashby lectures in the history of art and design at Birkbeck, University of London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and Oxford University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Finnish architect and designer, Marsio-Aalto qualified as an architect from the Helsinki Technical University in 1920. Her collaboration with Alvar Aalto began when she joined his office in 1923 and they were married in 1924. Marsio-Aalto’s...

Isola, Maija (1927–2001)

Charlotte Ashby

Charlotte Ashby lectures in the history of art and design at Birkbeck, University of London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and Oxford University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Isola was a Finnish textile designer and artist, born in Riihimäki. Isola’s thirty-eight-year long career as a textile designer for Marimekko saw her produce over 500 designs, including the iconic Unikko (Poppy) pattern, one of the staples...

Bäckström, Olof (1922–)

Charlotte Ashby

Charlotte Ashby lectures in the history of art and design at Birkbeck, University of London, the Courtauld Institute of Art and Oxford University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Finnish industrial designer Bäckström matriculated from the Helsinki Technical High School in 1949. He worked initially as an electric engineer and developed his wood carving skills through independent study. He won a silver medal...