INTERIORS, FURNITURE, AND PRODUCT DESIGN

PUBLISHER
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 8 x 10 in. / 88 pgs / 75 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
PUB DATE 4/30/2011
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. EXCLUSIVE
CATALOG: SPRING 2011 p. 175   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9780870708084 TRADE
LIST PRICE: $24.95 CDN $24.95

AVAILABILITY
In stock

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

New York
The Museum of Modern Art, 09/15/10-03/14/11

ARTBOOK GIFT CERTIFICATES

looking for the perfect gift? send an e-card to artbook.com
shop now

  

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen

Published by The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Text by Juliet Kinchin, Aidan O'Connor.

Featured image is Tom Wesselmann's <i>Still Live #30</i>, reproduced from <a href="9780870708084.html">Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen</a>.Over the course of the past century, the kitchen, more than any other room in the modern dwelling, has been the focus of intensive aesthetic and technological innovation. Historically, European and American kitchens were often drab, poorly ventilated, and hidden from view in a basement or annex. Toward the end of the nineteenth century, however, the kitchen became a central concern of modernism and a testing ground for new materials and technologies. Since then, the room has come to articulate and at times actively challenge societal relationships to food, consumerism, the domestic role of women, and even international politics. Counter Space examines the twentieth-century transformation of the kitchen through the collection of The Museum of Modern Art, featuring a wide variety of design objects, architectural plans, posters, archival photographs and artworks--ranging from the iconic Frankfurt Kitchen, mass-produced for German public housing estates in the aftermath of World War I, to an electric tea kettle, heat-resistant glass wares, and colorful plastics, such as Tupperware and Japanese artificial food. With an introductory essay by Juliet Kinchin, Curator in MoMA's Department of Architecture and Design, this volume is a lively exploration of the kitchen as a barometer of changing technology, aesthetics, and ideologies.

Featured image is Tom Wesselmann's Still Live #30, reproduced from Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen.

Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen

in stock  $24.95


free shipping

UPS GROUND IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S. FOR CONSUMER ONLINE ORDERS

arrow forward

arrow back

print icon


OF RELATED INTEREST

Future Retro
Future Retro Essay by Frederic A. Sharf. Text by Richard Arbib. These drawings from a private collection showcase the beauty and ingenuity of automobile design, focusing especially on presentation drawings used to showcase concepts, present fun design ideals, or act as selling tools. From preliminary sketches >>more
MFA Publications
ISBN 9780878466894
US $19.95 CAN $19.95 TRADE
Paperback, 11 x 8 in. / 88 pgs / 45 color.
Pub Date: 05/15/2005 Out of print/Not available

FORTHCOMING AND NEW: DESIGN AND DECORATIVE ARTS

The Haas Brothers

THE HAAS BROTHERS

Text by Laura Dern, Vincent Gallo, Simon and Nikolai Haas.

DAMIANI

ISBN: 9788862083737 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
Forthcoming


The Puppet and the Modern

THE PUPPET AND THE MODERN

Text by Marie Jirásková, Pavel Jirásek.

ARBOR VITAE

ISBN: 9788074670565 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
Forthcoming


Finn Juhl and His House

FINN JUHL AND HIS HOUSE

Text by Per H. Hansen, Birgit Lyngbye Pedersen.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775737975 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
Active | In stock


Carlo Scarpa Sandro Bagnoli

CARLO SCARPA SANDRO BAGNOLI

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836628162 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
Forthcoming


Hans J. Wegner: Just One Good Chair

HANS J. WEGNER: JUST ONE GOOD CHAIR

Text by Christian Holmsted Olesen.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775738095 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
Active | In stock


Pierre Charpin

PIERRE CHARPIN

Edited by Lionel Bovier, Clément Dirié. Text by Alessandra Fanari, Françoise Guichon, Marco Romanelli.

JRP|RINGIER

ISBN: 9783037642443 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 8/31/2014
Active | In stock


Claudia Moreira Salles

CLAUDIA MOREIRA SALLES

Introduction and interview by Karen Stein. Preface by Raul Barreneche.

BE EDITORA

ISBN: 9788578500993 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
Forthcoming


Jewels of Ancient Nubia

JEWELS OF ANCIENT NUBIA

Text by Yvonne J. Markowitz, Denise M. Doxey.

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468072 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
Forthcoming


Made in Slums

MADE IN SLUMS

Photographs by Francesco Giusti, Filippo Romano.

CORRAINI EDIZIONI

ISBN: 9788875704162 | US $32.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2014
Active | In stock


Gae Aulenti: Objects, Spaces

GAE AULENTI: OBJECTS, SPACES

Edited by Vanni Pasca.

CORRAINI EDIZIONI

ISBN: 9788875703943 | US $32.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2014
Active | In stock


Gino Sarfatti: Designing Light

GINO SARFATTI: DESIGNING LIGHT

Text by Silvana Annicchiarico, Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis, Claudio De Albertis, Manolo De Giorgi, Piero Gandini, Roberto Sarfatti.

CORRAINI EDIZIONI

ISBN: 9788875703660 | US $32.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2014
Active | In stock


New India Designscape

NEW INDIA DESIGNSCAPE

Edited by Simona Romano. Foreword by Silvana Annicchiarico.

CORRAINI EDIZIONI

ISBN: 9788875703851 | US $32.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2014
Active | In stock


ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the artworld's favorite source for books on art and culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
155 Sixth Avenue
New York NY 10013
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2013 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com