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Thursday, September 21, 2017

The Creative Process of the Modern Interior is Explored at MoMA

Lilly Reich. Women’s Fashion Exhibition, Berlin, Germany. View of the Velvet and Silk Café. 1927. Gelatin silver print, 8 x 10″ (20.3 x 25.4 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Mies van der Rohe Archive, gift of the architect. Lilly Reich. Women’s Fashion Exhibition, Berlin, Germany. View of the Velvet and Silk Café. 1927. Gelatin silver print, 8 x 10″ (20.3 x 25.4 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Mies van der Rohe Archive, gift of the architect. Courtesy MoMA

Complex collaborative partnerships, materials, and processes have shaped the modern interior, from domestic and retail spaces to exhibition displays. Focusing on the decades from the 1920s to the 1950s, attention is given to the synthesis of design elements within each setting and to the connection of external factors and attitudes.

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