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Nikolaus Pevsner

Full Name: Nikolaus Pevsner
Gender: Male
Born: 1902-01-01
Died: 1983-01-01
Number of Works: 110
Sir Nikolaus Pevsner was one of the twentieth century's most learned and stimulating writers on art and architecture. He established his reputation with Pioneers of Modern Design, though he is probably best known for his celebrated series of guides, The Buildings of England, acknowledged as one of the great achievements of twentieth-century scholarship. He was also founding editor of The Pelican History of Art, the most comprehensive and scholarly history of art ever published in English.

ISBN: 0140137149, 9780140137149
Keywords: walter, gropius, morris, william, modern, design, pioneers
Pages: 264
Published: 1936
  • Rating: 80%

Moving from William Morris to Walter Gropius, taking in artists and architects from Britain, Europe and the USA, the author shows how the foundation of the best that remains today was laid by a small group of people who thought and taught as well as designed. First published in 1936 and twice revised since then, this survey explores a period of major, exciting transition away from stale Victorian historicism to the 20th century and our modern machine age. --alibris.com
ISBN: 0140135243, 9780140135244
Keywords: architecture, european, outline
Pages: 496
Published: 1942
  • Rating: 80%

'A definitive and personal overview of the buildings that make European cities the glories they are, written by one of the great critics of the century.'Sir John Tusa The Guardian. For over sixty years Sir Nikolaus Pevsner's study of European architecture has been regarded as a seminal work which has inspired countless students of architecture. In this updated large format edition with elegant and accessible design, an extra dimension is provided through the integration of over 200 superb colour photographs and new plans. Pevsner's claim that 'the good architect requires the sculptor's and the
ISBN: 0851392040, 9780851392042
Keywords: art, english, englishness
Pages: 208
Published: 1956
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0691018294, 9780691018294
Keywords: types, building, history
Pages: 352
Published: 1976
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0140710329, 9780140710328
Keywords: wight, isle, hampshire
Pages: 848
Published: 1970
  • Rating: 100%
ISBN: 0140710027, 9780140710021
Keywords: nottinghamshire
Pages: 448
Published: 1951
  • Rating: 100%