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Atlas of Brutalist Architecture: The New York Times Best Art Book of 2018

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Phaidon
28 September 2018
Architecture; History of architecture
The Brutalist aesthetic is enjoying a renaissance - and this book documents Brutalism as never before. In the most wide-ranging investigation ever undertaken into one of architecture's most powerful movements, more than 850 Brutalist buildings - existing and demolished, classic and contemporary - are organised geographically into nine continental regions. Much-loved masterpieces in the UK and USA sit alongside lesser-known examples in Europe, Asia, Australia and beyond - 104 countries in all, proving that Brutalism was, and continues to be, a truly international architectural phenomenon.
By:   Phaidon Editors
Imprint:   Phaidon
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 340mm,  Width: 240mm,  Spine: 43mm
ISBN:   9780714875668
ISBN 10:   071487566X
Pages:   560
Publication Date:   28 September 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Twenty-eight curators, critics, art historians, and artists contributed their expertise to create this art-lover's ideal museum. They come from such institutions as: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the British Museum, London; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu; the University of California, Berkeley; La Trobe University, Melbourne; the School of African and Oriental Studies, University of London; and The Courtauld Institute of Art, London.

Reviews for Atlas of Brutalist Architecture: The New York Times Best Art Book of 2018

Brutalism was mocked and misunderstood. But it produced some of the most sublime, awe-inspiring buildings on the planet. --Jonathan Meades, BBC TV Brutalist architecture arouses passion and fury in equal measure. --Financial Times It is damned by its name which comes from the French, b�ton brut, or raw concrete, but we use the same word (Brut) to describe Champagne and this perhaps sums up the dichotomy at the heart of this style. --Financial Times


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