Gerrit Rietveld


The first English monograph on Gerrit Rietveld in fifty years.


Ida van Zijl


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Price: USD$75.00

 


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Overview
  • A major protagonist of the avant-garde de Stijl movement along with Piet Mondrian, Gerrit Rietveld’s (1888–1964) experimental and unconventional work radically changed the development of architecture and design in the twentieth century
  • Rietveld’s two best known works, the Red-Blue chair and the Schröder House, have influenced generations of architects and designers
  • Richly illustrated with photographs, drawings, paintings and archival materials showing every period of Rietveld’s work and life, including many previously unpublished images


 

About the author(s)
Ida van Zijl is deputy director of the Centraal Museum in Utrecht, the holder of the main collection of Rietveld's work. Since the late 1970s, she has studied Rietveld and has complete access not only to the museum's collection of documents, but also to those held by his family and friends. She was the editor of Gerrit Rietveld: The Complete Works (published in 1992), a catalogue of his work.


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