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an artist who makes a deliberate break with previous styles

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Created by an influential but professionally closeted architect, Rudolph's house is nothing less than the ultimate queer bachelor pad, whose every subversion of modernist convention effectively reconfigures traditional models of domesticity.
The fact that they persecuted Functionalists and creative Modernists and adopted reactionary styles and attitudes has obscured the deeper point that they all shared some common assumptions about power, mass culture and mass production.
Archigram was even more enthusiastic over vehicles than their Modernist predecessors, treating these mass-market products not merely as models for architecture but literally as architecture.
For some, the use of a Modernist vocabulary by Terragni for a building like the Casa del Fascio in Como seems to indicate that there is no clear connection between style and politics, yet for Giancarlo De Carlo, the Italian architect who fought with the partisans and has always been determinedly anti-fascist, there is an implicit fascism not only in the original Rationalist work but even in more recent Neo-Rationalist work such as that of Rossi and Grassi.
The Cold War modernists saw their age closing and another one dawning, and they were gravely concerned that not just modernist art but the very ability of audiences to access and process and appreciate such challenging work would disappear.
In her assumption that the modernists are secular, Nicolay conveniently ignores T.
Different from much other research for which points of view in modernist fictions are isolated or simply juxtaposed to "view the same event or object in the narrative world from different angles," Consciousness in Modernist Fiction: A Stylistic Study explores the "linguistic indices of interweaving and dialogically relating different viewpoints" (ix).
In his introduction, Center defines late modernists as those who were either influenced by Burke or "paralleled the theoretical moves he made" (48).
For that reason, perhaps, the modernists don't seem so remote from us and their remarkable capacity to think the world as something different from what it is has a richer "promise" than the "enlightened bad faith" (Peter Sloterdijk's term) that one has come to associate with a Baudrillardian postmodernism.
I went to Moscow with an idea of looking for the legacy of the modernists already in mind, knowing a little about what had been built in the 1920's and early 1930's, when it seemed possible to build a new life and a new society.
Yet Saints Their Watch Are Keeping: Fundamentalists, Modernists, and the Development of Evangelical Ecclesiology, 1887-1937.
In response to the award, Cobb ob served, "Ed Barnes was arguably the most accomplished and influential of those American-born architects who were trained by the first generation of European Modernists and then went on to give Modernism a specifically American voice.
Tom Wolfe summed up the case against modernist architecture in his 1981 book From Bauhaus to Our House, explaining how the European modernists of the early 20h century consciously cast tradition aside, believing they could create not just buildings but aesthetics and cities according to simple rational principles.
Perhaps ironically--the modernist mode par excellence those who embraced progress and change in the modern world without regret or fear or a shadowed sense of loss are the only ones who cannot be called modernists.
This may have been the result of embarrassment at the legacy of the Corbusian Modernists, who viewed helplessly the dilution of profound and powerful ideas by weak or cynical clients, and technological developments unseen by the pioneer Modernists, for example the environmental impact of the car.