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BRAZIL MODERN: THE REDISCOVERY OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY BRAZILIAN FURNITURE (2016)

ARIC CHEN AND ZESTY MEYERS
NEW YORK, 2016


Edited By: The Monacelli Press
Building: Hardback
Language: English
Pages: 304

Twentieth-century Brazilian furniture design is perhaps the last great largely unknown tradition of modernism. The furniture is characterized by rich and textured hardwoods it illustrates a resourcefulness and simplicity that exemplify the national character. With over 400 images and including new photography, Brazil Modern: The Rediscovery of Twentieth-Century Brazilian Furniture explores the history and legacy of this innovative design tradition. Featuring the work of —Lina Bo Bardi, Oscar Niemeyer, Joaquim Tenreiro, and Sergio Rodrigues—as well as numerous designers whose work and reputations only recently reached foreign shores, Brazil Modern is the first complete guide to this undiscovered modern design.