Through a series of close readings of two major figures of the modern movement, Adolf Loos and Le Corbusier, Beatriz Colomina argues that architecture only. Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Beatriz Colomina and others published Privacy and publicity: modern architecture as mass media }. More than any other work it is Beatriz Colomina’s Privacy and Publicity that has come to represent this growing interest of architecture historians. The following.

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Privacy and Publicity: Modern Architecture as Mass Media

Architecture is more than buildings that we can experience firsthand, it also exists as a representation through drawings, photographs, writings, films, or advertisi Through a series of close readings of two major co,omina of the modern movement, Adolf Loos and Le Corbusier, Beatriz Colomina argues that architecture only becomes modern in its engagement with the mass media.

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Architecture is more than buildings that we can experience firsthand, it also exists as a representation through drawings, photographs, writings, films, or advertising.

Where conventional criticism portrays modern architecture as a high artistic practice in opposition to mass culture, Colomina sees the emerging systems of communication that have come to define twentieth-century culture – the mass media – as the true site within which modern architecture was produced. Paperbackpages.

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Oct 23, Annamaria rated it really liked it. Helps seeing modern architecture in a totally different point of priivacy than te we’re usedto be tought.

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