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The Fin-De-siècle Poster: A Healthy Modern Stimulus in the French Interior

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Initiated by the success of designs by Jules Chéret, the fin-de-siècle proliferation of commercial color posters in French (above all, Parisian) streets had, by the 1890s, provoked affichomanie (poster mania)....

The Decadent Interior as Modern Lesbian Aesthetic

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...When Winnaretta Singer (1865–1943), the American heiress to the Singer Sewing Machine fortune, wished to secure a place for herself in Parisian high society in the late 1880s, she turned to Count Robert de Montesquiou for advice...

Hunter-Gatherer Architecture: The Australian Aboriginal People

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...As an example of the practical and spiritual life of the hunter-gatherer, the rich anthropological literature on the Australian Aboriginal People provides a suitable case to engage the question of whether and in what sense...

Mode of a Modern Muse: Fashion and Interior in Édouard Vuillard’s Paintings of Misia Natanson

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In late nineteenth-century France, the Nabis painters and Art Nouveau designers were united in their efforts to redefine the decorative interior through unifying motif and form. The collaboration of Paul Ranson, Édouard Vuillard, and Henry...

Halls and Corridors: Spaces Between and Beyond

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Halls and corridors are arguably some of the key spaces through which late Victorian models of domesticity gave way to early modernist revisions of domestic space, function and movement. This chapter considers the legacy of this Victorian...

A Portable Keyhole into The Fictional Apartment Building: The Interiors Of Félix Vallotton And Émile Zola

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Félix Vallotton was a Swiss artist who is remembered today for his paintings and his association with the Nabis, an avant-garde group active in Paris in the 1890s. However, Vallotton had his most consistent success not in the arena of high...

Feeling-for-Form . . . Feeling-for-Space

Harry Francis Mallgrave

Harry Francis Mallgrave is an architect, scholar and editor and distinguished Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology, USA. He is the author of over 15 books, the recipient of the Alice Davis Hitchcock Award, and is an Honorable Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Object to Experience : The New Culture of Architectural Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Manfred Clynes, Sentics: The Touch of Emotions (Garden City, NY: Anchor Press, 1977), p. 53.How did Casals derive his precise shape? What is the meaning of the function of such purity of expression in relation to the central nervous...

Bedrooms: Corporeality and Subjectivity

Domestic Interiors : Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...The bedroom, do not forget, is above all the asylum of mysterious actions, of large and small secrets, and the refuge of memories. In the home, it is a veritable sanctuary, the fateful place where powerful and humble alike find themselves...

Performing Abroad: British Tourists in Italy and their Practices, 1840–1914

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...An earlier version of parts of this chapter appeared in Journeys: an International Journal of Travel and Travel Writing, 2000; vol. 1, issues 1/2.Allen wrote a series of historical guides to Europe's leading cultural centers in which...

Paradise in the Parlor: Cozy Corners and Potted Palms in Western Interiors, 1880–1900

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...We may find ourselves surrounded with imagery of tropical luxuriance, while the forms and fragrance of real plants will complete the delusion.In the postcolonial early twenty-first century, much work still needs to be undertaken to fully...