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Modern Architecture and Luxury: Aesthetics and the Evolution of the Modern Subject

School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
Arts 2019, 8(3), 100; https://doi.org/10.3390/arts8030100
Received: 30 July 2019 / Accepted: 31 July 2019 / Published: 6 August 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Architecture Is a Luxury)
A book review of Robin Schuldenfrei, Luxury and Modernism: Architecture and the Object in Germany 1900–1933 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018). This book challenges the canonical interpretation of two of the most revered institutions in the history of modern architecture—the Werkbund and the Bauhaus—and presents a critical interpretation of the relationship between modern architecture and luxury, which first appeared a generation ago. View Full-Text
Keywords: architecture; design; luxury; AEG; Werkbund; Bauhaus; Germany; modernism architecture; design; luxury; AEG; Werkbund; Bauhaus; Germany; modernism
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Merwood-Salisbury, J. Modern Architecture and Luxury: Aesthetics and the Evolution of the Modern Subject. Arts 2019, 8, 100.

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