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Angels and Rebels: The Obsessions and Transgressions of the Modern Interior

Anca I. Lasc

Anca I. Lasc is Assistant Professor of history and theory of design at Pratt Institute, New York City, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... The Gendered Object , Manchester : Manchester University Press: 12–29 . A. I. Lasc (November 2011), “...

French Connections: The Modern Interior and Mass Media

Anca I. Lasc

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Anca I. Lasc is Assistant Professor of history and theory of design at Pratt Institute, New York City, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Georgina Downey

Georgina Downey is an independent scholar and Visiting Fellow in the graduate art history program at the University of Adelaide, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor is Professor of architecture at The University of Newcastle, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... Gaillard’s exquisite chambre à coucher for the Pavillon de l’Art Nouveau commissioned by Siegfried Bing in 1900, and among others, it serves as the space par excellence from where the French nation was to be regenerated.Anca I....

Staging Domesticity in La Revue Illustrée’s Photo-Interviews: Belle Époque Celebrity Homes in the Periodical Press

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... (1884).The Revue Illustrée was among the most important illustrated magazines of this time (along with L’Illustration and Le Monde Illustré) and placed, as its title suggests, great emphasis on visual culture (Watelet 1998 I: 256;...

“Fashions In Living:” The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, 4, Route Du Champs D’Entraînement, Paris

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... in the images, it was very much presented as the world of women. Magazines had, of course, reported on the lives of high society women since at least the nineteenth century. I am yet to read or hear of an eighteenth-century fashion...

Housing the New Dandy: Designing Lifestyle in Monsieur Magazine, 1920–1924

John Potvin

John Potvin is Associate Professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University, Canada, where he teaches on the intersections of art, interior design and fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion , New Haven and London : Yale University Press. A. I. Lasc (2011), “ Le Juste Mileu:...

Impolite Reading and Erotic Interiors in Eighteenth-Century France

Georgina Downey

Georgina Downey is an independent scholar and Visiting Fellow in the graduate art history program at the University of Adelaide, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor is Professor of architecture at The University of Newcastle, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... The Bolt (c. 1778) painted some four years before de Laclos’s novel was published. Set in a bedroom and staged at the door, The Bolt depicts an analogous event to what the film represents, but from the other side of the door, i...

La Maison Suspendue: Imaginary Solutions For an Everyday Domestic Machine

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... including Père Ubu himself. The literary scholar Michel Carrouges argues that these are “improbable” contrivances because they are not governed by mechanics or conventional utility (1975). But, it makes little difference, I contend, whether...

The Decadent Interior as Modern Lesbian Aesthetic

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...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...

“Un Bel Atelier Moderne:” The Montparnasse Artist at Home

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... and bathroom. “I don’t like furniture; I prefer the walls to be furnished,” Orloff told the correspondent of L’Architecture (Imbert 1927: 111). This remark is borne out by photographs of the interior which show rooms sparingly but stylishly equipped...

Mallet-Stevens, Modern Design, and French Cinema

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... of having witnessed the birth of a new art.” And just before, he said: “Tristan’s cry has become reality: ‘I hear the light! … ’ ” (Louis 1980: 154). This demonstration of new trends in L’Inhumaine seems to have anticipated...