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Author Welter, Volker, author.

Title Tremaine houses : one family's patronage of domestic architecture in midcentury America / Volker M. Welter.

Publication Info. Los Angeles : Getty Research Institute, [2019]


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    728.0973 WEL    Available
Description viii, 213 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
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Summary "This volume examines the patronage of modern architecture that the Tremaine family sustained for nearly four decades in the mid-twentieth century"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The Tremaines, Architectural Patronage, and the Contemporary House -- Brunninghausen, Montecito, California, 1936-38, by Lutah Maria Riggs -- The Warren and Katharine Tremaine House, Montecito, California, 1945-48, by Richard Neutra -- The Tremaine Beach House, 1946-48: from Lutah Maria Riggs and Arvin Shaw to Oscar Niemeyer -- Painting toward Postwar Architecture, 1948-49 -- Images of the Vernacular Architecture -Dreams of Domesticity, 1949-77 -- Architecture after the Tremaines -- Appendix A: Chronology of Selected Tremaine Houses and Architectural Projects -- Appendix B: Selected Architects and Designers Who Worked for the Tremaines -- Appendix C: Selected Tremaine Architectural Projects (Built), Designs (Not Built), and Exhibitions, 1940s-1950s (Gantt Chart).
Subject Tremaine family -- Homes and haunts -- United States.
Tremaine family -- Art patronage.
Architecture, Domestic -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781606066140 hardcover
1606066145 hardcover
Standard No. 40029547415

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