Archive for the 'modernism' Category

Manfredo Tafuri’s Architecture and Utopia: Design and Capitalist Development (1971)

• November 19, 2011 • 1 Comment

Bruno Taut’s “Russia’s Architectural Situation” (1929)

• September 27, 2011 • 1 Comment

Futurism: An Anthology

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Le Corbusier’s “CIAM-2 (1929)” (1929)

• September 14, 2011 • 3 Comments

Wilhelm Lotz’s “Weißenhof Exhibition” (1927)

• September 13, 2011 • 2 Comments

Sigfried Giedion’s “Weissenhof Housing Settlement, Stuttgart, 1927” (1927)

• September 13, 2011 • 2 Comments

Theo van Doesburg’s “Stuttgart Weißenhof 1927, Die Wohnung: ‘The Dwelling,’ the Famous Werkbund Exhibition” (1927)

• September 13, 2011 • 5 Comments

Ernst May’s “Flats for Subsistence Living” (1929)

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CIAM’s La Sarraz Declaration (1928)

• September 8, 2011 • 4 Comments

Amédée Ozenfant’s The Fundamentals of Art (1929)

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Le Corbusier and Amédée Ozenfant’s “Purism” (1921)

• August 31, 2011 • 5 Comments

Kazimir Malevich’s “The Constructive Painting of Russian Artist and Constructivism” (1929)

• August 29, 2011 • 5 Comments

Piet Mondrian’s “The Neo-Plastic Architecture of the Future” (1925)

• August 28, 2011 • 5 Comments

Marcel Breuer’s “Where do We Stand?” (1934)

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Aleksei Gan’s Constructivism (1922)

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A. Kuzmin’s “Against irresponsible criticism: about the attacks on Leonidov’s projects” (1930)

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Nikolai Dokuchaev’s “The competition for the planning of Magnitogorsk” (1930)

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“Explanatory notes on the OSA Team’s Project for the Socialist Settlement at Magnitogorsk Chemical and Metallurgical Combine” (1930)

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The Editors of Modern Architecture‘s “Palace of Culture for the Proletarskii district of Moscow” (1930)

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Moisei Ginzburg, “Results and Prospects” (1927)

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Mikhail Okhitovich, “On the Problem of the City” (1929)

• June 23, 2011 • 1 Comment

Nikolai Krasil’nikov, “Problems of Contemporary Architecture: Final Diploma project in Aleksandr Vesnin’s studio in VKhUTEIN, 1928”

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Georgi Krutikov, “The Architectural Research Laboratory in the Architecture Faculty of the VKhUTEMAS-VKhUTEIN: Report on its first two years by Ladovskii’s assistant in the Lab’s operation” (1928)

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Ia.A. Kornfel’d, “Academic Conferences in the VKhUTEMAS” (1926)

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Moisei Ginzburg, “Course Program: ‘Theory of Architectural Composition’” (1926)

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Aleksei Gan, “Notes on Kazimir Malevich” (1927)

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El Lissitzky’s “‘Americanism’ in European Architecture” (1925)

• June 23, 2011 • 2 Comments

El Lissitzky’s “The Catastrophe of Architecture” (1921)

• June 23, 2011 • 4 Comments

Iakov Chernikhov’s The Construction of Architectural and Machine Forms (1932)

• November 17, 2010 • 3 Comments

Arthur Korn’s “Glass in Modern Architecture” (1928)

• November 3, 2010 • 2 Comments

Moisei Ginzburg’s “Results and Prospects” (1927)

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CIAM’s “The Athens Charter” (1933)

• November 3, 2010 • 10 Comments

Sigfried Giedion’s Building in France, Building in Ferro-concrete (1928)

• November 2, 2010 • 3 Comments

Nikolai Miliutin’s Sotsgorod: The Problem of Building Socialist Cities (1930)

• November 1, 2010 • 7 Comments

Moisei Ginzburg’s “Contemporary Architecture in Russia” (1928)

• October 31, 2010 • 2 Comments

Arthur Korn’s “Analytical and Utopian Architecture” (1923)

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Walter Gropius’ “Appraisal of the Development of Modern Architecture” (1934)

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Walter Gropius’ “Sociological Premises for the Minimum Dwelling of Urban Industrial Populations” (1929)

• October 28, 2010 • 3 Comments

Walter Gropius’ “Houses, Walk-ups or High-rise Apartment Blocks?” (1931)

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Walter Gropius’ “Housing Industry” (1924)

• October 28, 2010 • 3 Comments

АСНОВА, «Идеологическая-Теоретическая-Методологическая И.Т.М. секция АСНОВА» (1927)

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АСНОВА, «Доклад АСНОВА» (1926 г.)

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Walter Gropius’ The New Architecture and the Bauhaus (1925)

• October 28, 2010 • 4 Comments

Karel Teige’s “Mundaneum” (1929)

• October 27, 2010 • 3 Comments

Le Corbusier’s “In Defense of Architecture” (1929)

• October 27, 2010 • 2 Comments

El Lissitzky’s The Reconstruction of Architecture in the Soviet Union (1929)

• October 27, 2010 • 5 Comments

Karel Teige’s Modern Architecture in Czechoslovakia (1929)

• October 26, 2010 • 6 Comments

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s “Art Criticism” (1930)

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s “The New Era” (1930)

• October 25, 2010 • 1 Comment

Ludwig Mies van Der Rohe’s “Expositions” (1928)

• October 25, 2010 • 1 Comment

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s “Policy of the Stuttgart Exhibition” (1927)

• October 25, 2010 • 2 Comments

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s “A Letter on Form in Architecture” (1924)

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s “Architecture and the Times” (1924)

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s “The Industrialization of Building Methods” (1924)

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s “Aphorisms on Architecture and Form” (1923)

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s “The Office Building” (1923)

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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s “Two Glass Skyscrapers” (1922)

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Николай Ладовский, «Психотехническая лаборатория архитектуры (в порядке постановки вопроса)» (1926 г.)

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Николай Ладовский, «Об организации восприятия пространтсвенных величин и обьектов» (1929 г.)

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Николаий Ладовский, «О динамической планировочной структуре города» (1930 г.)

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Николай Ладовский, «О перспективах стандартизации жилищного строительства» (1930 г.)

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Николай Ладовский, «Планировка Автостроя и Магнитогорска в вузе» (1931 г.)

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Sigfried Giedion’s “Live Museum” (1929)

• October 24, 2010 • 1 Comment

Traugott Schakher’s “El Lissitzky” (1928)

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Ernő Kállai’s “El Lissitzky” (1924)

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Ernő Kállai’s “Lissitzky” (1922)

• October 24, 2010 • 4 Comments

The Editors of Blok’s “What Constructivism Is” (1924)

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Mieczysław Szczuka’s “An Attempt to Explain the Misunderstanding Related to the Public’s Attitude to New Art” (1924)

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The Editors of Blok’s “Editorial Statement” (1924)

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Hans Richter’s “Toward Constructivism” (1924)

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Hans Richter’s “Prague” (1924)

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Alfréd Kemény “Abstract Design from Suprematism to the Present” (1924)

• October 23, 2010 • 2 Comments

Alfréd Kemény’s “The Dynamic Principle of Cosmic Construction, as Related to the Functional Significance of Constructive Design” (1923)

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Alfréd Kemény’s “Constructivist Art and Péri’s Spatial Constructions” (1923)

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Henryk Berlewi’s “The Arts Abroad” (1922-23)

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Ernő Kállai’s “Herwarth Walden” (1928)

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Farkas Molnár’s “Life at the Bauhaus” (1925)

• October 23, 2010 • 2 Comments

Mart Stam’s “Three Houses at the Stuttgart Exhibition” (1927)

• October 23, 2010 • 2 Comments

Mart Stam’s “Makeyekvka” (1932)

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Mart Stam’s “Scale — Right Scale — Minimum Scale” (1929)

• October 23, 2010 • 2 Comments

Mart Stam’s “M-Art” (1927)

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Mart Stam’s “Space” (1925)

• October 23, 2010 • 4 Comments

Endre Gáspár’s “The Hungarian Activist Movement” (1924)

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Ernő Kállai’s, Alfréd Kemény’s, László Moholy-Nagy’s, and László Péri’s “Manifesto” (1923)

• October 22, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Ernő Kállai’s “Correction (To the Attention of De Stijl)” (1923)

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Ernő Kállai’s “Constructivism” (1923)

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Lajos Kassák’s “Picture-Architecture” (1922)

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Ernő Kállai’s (under the pen name Péter Mátyás’) “Lajos Kassák” (1921)

• October 22, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Ernő Kállai’s (pseudonym Péter Mátyás’) “Moholy-Nagy” (1921)

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Lajos Kassák’s “To the Artists of All Nations!” (1920)

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David Shterenberg’s “Foreword” to the Catalogue of the First Exhibition of Russian Art, Van Diemen Gallery, Berlin (1922)

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Branko Ve Poljanski’s “Through the Russian Exhibition” (1923)

• October 22, 2010 • 4 Comments

Alfréd Kemény’s “Notes to the Russian Artists’ Exhibition in Berlin” (1923)

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Ernő Kállai’s “The Russian Exhibition in Berlin” (1923)

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Lajos Kassák’s “The Russian Exhibit in Berlin” (1922)

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Adolf Behne’s “On the Russian Exhibition” (1922)

• October 22, 2010 • 4 Comments

Paul Westheim’s “The Exhibition of Russian Artists” (1922)

• October 22, 2010 • 4 Comments

De Stijl, “A Short Review of the Proceedings [of the Congress of International Progressive Artists], Followed by the Statements Made by the Artists’ Groups” (1922)

• October 22, 2010 • 2 Comments

Lajos Kassák’s, Sándor Barta’s, János Mácza’s, Endre Gáspár’s, László Moholy-Nagy’s, Ernő Kállai’s, Jolán Simon’s, Lajos Kudlák’s, and Erzsébet Ujvári’s “The Stand Taken by the Vienna MA Group Toward the First Düsseldorf Congress of Progressive Artists” (1922)

• October 22, 2010 • 3 Comments

Henryk Berlewi’s “The International Exhibition in Düsseldorf” (1922)

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Wtadysław Strzemiński, et. al.’s “Communiqué of the Group ‘a.r.’” (1930)

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Mart Stam’s “Collective Design” (1925)

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Tadeusz Peiper’s “Malevich in Poland” (1927)

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Mieczysław Szczuka’s “Funeral of Suprematism” (1927)

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Mieczysław Szczuka’s “Art and Reality” (1927)

• October 22, 2010 • 2 Comments

El Lissitzky’s “Architecture in the USSR” (1925)

• October 21, 2010 • 2 Comments

The Left Front’s “Founding Manifesto” (1929)

• October 21, 2010 • 2 Comments

László Moholy-Nagy’s “Photography Unparalleled” (1927)

• October 21, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Ernő Kállai’s “Painting and Photography” (1927)

• October 21, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Willi Baumeister’s, Adolf Behne’s, Max Burchartz’s, Will Grohmann’s, Wassily Kandinsky’s, Lajos Kassák’s, László Moholy-Nagy’s, Piet Mondrian’s, and Georg Muche’s “Debate on Ernő Kállai’s Article ‘Painting and Photography’” (1927)

• October 21, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Ernő Kállai’s “Reply to the Debate on My Article ‘Painting and Photography’” (1927)

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Walter Riezler’s “‘Form,’ Photo, and Film” (1929)

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Marcel Janco’s “Reflections of Cubism” (1928)

• October 21, 2010 • 4 Comments

Ernő Kállai’s “Art and the General Public” (1929)

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Ernő Kállai’s “Vision and the Law of Form” (1930)

• October 21, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Walter Dexel’s “Theo van Doesburg” (1931)

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Karel Teige’s “Poetism” (1924)

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Jindřich Štyrský’s and Toyen’s “Artificialism” (1927-1928)

• October 21, 2010 • 1 Comment

Exerpt from Ernő Kállai’s New Painting in Hungary (1925)

• October 21, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Ernő Kállai’s “The Twilight of Ideologies” (1925)

• October 21, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Ernő Kállai’s “Architecture” (1924)

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Lajos Kassák’s “Back to the Workbench” (1923)

• October 21, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Excerpts from Karel Teige’s “Poetism Manifesto” (1928)

• October 21, 2010 • 2 Comments

Jindřich Štyrský’s and Toyen’s “The Poet (Lecture Given on the Occasion of Exhibition Opening)” (1927-1928)

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Tadeusz Peiper’s “At the Bauhaus” (1927)

• October 21, 2010 • 1 Comment

Karel Teige’s “Ten Years of the Bauhaus” (1929-1930)

• October 21, 2010 • 2 Comments

Exerpts from Ernő Kállai’s “Ten Years of Bauhaus” (1930)

• October 21, 2010 • 3 Comments

Kurt Ewald’s “The Beauty of Machines” (1925-6)

• October 20, 2010 • 3 Comments

Le Corbusier’s “The Atmosphere of Moscow,” along with His Letter to Ginzburg on Deurbanization (1930)

• October 20, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Theo van Doesburg’s, László Moholy-Nagy’s, Hans Arp’s, and Ivan Puni’s “A Call for an Elementarist Art” (1921)

• October 20, 2010 • 1 Comment

Theo van Doesburg’s “Elemental Formation” (1923)

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Hans Richter’s G (1924)

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Ludwig Hilberseimer’s “Construction and Form” (1924)

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Michel Seuphor’s “In Defense of an Architecture” (1930)

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Karel Teige’s “Constructivism and the Liquidation of ‘Art’” (1925)

• October 20, 2010 • 3 Comments

Hannes Meyer’s “bauhaus and society” (1929)

• October 20, 2010 • 4 Comments

Hannes Meyer’s “building” (1928)

• October 20, 2010 • 4 Comments

Hannes Meyer’s “The New World” (1926)

• October 20, 2010 • 4 Comments

A. Gatman’s “Hannes Meyer on the Bauhaus at Moscow” (1930)

• October 20, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Anonymous from Novosibirsk, “On the Subject of Discussions Concerning Russian Architecture”

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“Reports from Moscow: Taut’s Return from Moscow” (1933)

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Hans Schmidt’s “The Soviet Union and Modern Architecture” (1932)

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Hannes Meyer’s “Construction, Construction Workers, and Technicians in the Soviet Union” (1931)

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Martin Wagner’s “Russia Builds Cities” (1931)

• October 20, 2010 • 2 Comments

Ernst May’s “City Building in the USSR” (1931)

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Wilm Stein’s “Experiment: ‘Socialist Cities’: Realization of Communes too Expensive — Therefore Postponed” (1931)

• October 20, 2010 • Leave a Comment

M. Ilyin’s “Moscow: Russian Urbanism” (1931)

• October 20, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Karel Teige’s “Contemporary International Architecture” (1928)

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P. Martell’s “Legislation Concerning Residential Development in the Soviet Union” (1928)

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Jiří Kroha’s “Ideology of Architecture” (1933)

• October 20, 2010 • Leave a Comment