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Author Rapaport, Brooke Kamin.

Title Vital forms : American art and design in the atomic age, 1940-1960 / Brooke Kamin Rapaport, Kevin L. Stayton with contributions by Paul Boyer ... [et al.].

Imprint New York : Brooklyn Museum of Art in association with H.N. Abrams, c2001.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    709.73 RAP    DUE 08-27-21
 GDL Brand Library Storage Reference    709.73 RAP    Available
Description 256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Note Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, October 12, 2001-January 6, 2002; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, February 16-May 12, 2002; First Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, June 21-September 15, 2002; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, November 17, 2002-February 23, 2003; and Phoenix Art Museum, April 4-June 29, 2003.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and (p. 246-247) and index.
Contents The United States, 1941-1963 : a historical overview / Paul Boyer -- The greater mystery of things : aspects of vital forms in American art / Brooke Kamin Rapaport -- Building organic form : architecture, ceramics, glass, and metal in the 1940s and 1950s / Martin Filler -- From Futurama to Motorama / Mildred Friedman -- Organic glitz : designing popular culture in the postwar era / Karal Ann Marling.
Subject Art, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions
Form (Aesthetics) -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Stayton, Kevin.
Brooklyn Museum of Art.
ISBN 0810906198 (hardcover) : $49.50
0872731456 (pbk.)

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