Josef Hoffmann: The Architectural Work, Monograph and Catalogue of Works
1985 · Princeton
by Sekler, Eduard F.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985. Hardcover. G+/VG- binding loose at spine. light wear and scuffing to dust jacket.. Black cloth boards with white stamped design and lettering. Black and color-illustrated dust jacket with white lettering. 543 pp. BW and color illustrations. Contents: Foreword -- I. Years of upbringing and education -- II. Artistic beginnings and models -- III. British models and the path toward simplicity and unity -- IV. Richness as artistic possibility -- V. The turn to classicism -- VI. Inspiration from the vernacular and the climax of the classicist phase -- VII. The climax of the decorative phase and the inspiration from Cubism and Expressionism -- VIII. Coming to terms with the modern movement and new architectural solutions in housing -- IX. The late work -- X. Hoffmann the man, the artist, and the teacher -- Descriptive catalogue -- Appendices. (Inventory #: 170376)