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The Changing of the Avant-Garde: Visionary Architectural Drawings from the Howard Gilman Collections     View
This exhibition "includes some of the most famous utopian [architectural] drawings of the twentieth century ... and focuses on radical projects from the 1960s and the 1970s." The two major sections of this exhibition are Megastructures and ...

Gabion: Retained Writing on Architecture     View
This "is the site of Hugh Pearman, London-based architecture and design critic. ... What you find here is a selection ... of his writings in various media, including the full, uncut versions of articles previously published in The Sunday Times. ...

Unified Vision: The Architecture and Design of the Prairie School     View
Founded by Louis Sullivan and popularized by his famous pupil, Frank Lloyd Wright, the Prairie School of architectural design was predominantly middle western. This site offers a look at elements that define the style, a virtual tour of Prairie Schoo ...

Newseum: Stories of the Century, 1900-2000     View
In 1999, "some 36,000 people cast ballots in Stories of the Century: The Nation Votes, sponsored by USA WEEKEND and the Newseum, the interactive museum of news." The site shows how stories rated with the public and with journalists, with ti ...

Year by Year     View
This site describes historic events of the 20th and 21st centuries by year and by decade. Brief decade quizzes are included. Includes timelines featuring special topics such as world history, fashion, and Iraq. Searchable.

Cyberspace World Railroad     View
A large collection of railroad related resources, including news, train schedules, and a library of railroad information. Focuses on modern railroads. Definitely worth checking out.

Modernism: Designing a New World, 1914-1939     View
Companion to an exhibit showcasing a range of early 20th century objects "including architectural, interior, furniture, product, graphic and fashion design as well as painting, sculpture, film, photography, prints, collage -- [that] reflects the ...

Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present     View
This set of lesson plans focuses on Minimalist art as first introduced by American artists the 1960s and 1970s. Minimalism is primarily sculptural and "is based on the essential qualities of geometric forms." Includes curriculum related to ...

Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s to 1970s     View
This site is a companion to an exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) that "examines a group of related artistic developments involving the use of radically simplified form and systematic strategies, which emerged in Europe and ...

Modernism     View
Examples of decorative art and design objects from the European and American Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Wiener Werkstätte, De Stijl, Bauhaus, and Art Deco movements are enhanced by a timeline (1880 to 1940) and brief video introductions by th ...



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