Berlin modernism

  • 89 Pages
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  • English
Jovis , Berlin
Buildings, structures, Modern movement (Architecture), Architecture, Hi
StatementAlfred Englert, photography ; Kerstin Wittmann-Englert, text ; Jochen Visscher, ed
ContributionsWittmann-Englert, Kerstin, Visscher, Jochen
LC ClassificationsNA1085 .E54 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination89 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25407516M
ISBN 103939633445
ISBN 139783939633440
LC Control Number2012452061

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Like European Modernism as a whole, German Modernism was in fact a cluster of different literary movements, including Expressionism, Neue Sachlichkeit (“New Objectivity”), and Dada.

Of these, Expressionism is the best known and most important. Modernism in Berlin Walter-Gropius-Haus in Hansaviertel.

Berlin served as home for a prolific modernist scene before and after the Second World War. Some great examples include the Hansaviertel, with buildings from modernist names such as Oscar Niemeyer, Walter Gropius, and Le Corbusier.

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