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With 95 pages of text and over 135 black & white photographs this book The International Style is still a good read. Was the International Style and were some of there influential members controversial in another sense? How about this book.
One of things we are losing fast in older buildings in many European towns are these interesting leaded glass windows, outside doors or parlor doors usually made around the first decade of the last Century and once very common in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria and some places in Eastern Europe.
The wonderful world of Art Nouveau or “New Art”, Jugendstil, Arte Floreale, to use some foreign terms here. Back to the days of Tiffany (USA) and countless other unknown masters. Filtering light where you could daydream and a world where sea urchins would come to life or where the trees would never be “in the nude” so to speak. Let’s move on.