Mid-Century Modern residential architects focused on promoting many of the values at the core of American culture through their…
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December 3, 2014
So you were walking with a friend downtown when you passed an interesting sculpture about which your friend proclaims, “how Modern!” You’ve heard that word before and can generally describe the ‘Modern’ piece of art as contemporary or new or simply a minimalist design. But what does your friend really mean by ‘Modern’? There’s an in-depth history behind this term in both art and civil design that reveals quite a bit in contemporary aesthetics and how we articulate them.