Eva Hagberg’s new book sheds light on the relationship between critic and publicist Aline Louchheim and architect Eero Saarinen.
A Treasure Trove of Midcentury Modern Architecture
Breuer’s Bohemia is centered around the life and work of Marcel Breuer, but touches upon an entire cohort of Modernist influencers.
The Stories of 100 Midcentury Chairs
Midcentury modernism continues to inspire our desire to sit on something beautiful and fashionable.
Midcentury Modern Design and the Anxiety of Selling Out
Behind each innovation of the period was a negotiation between a company’s needs and a designer’s creativity.
Christmas at Midcentury, When Aluminum Trees Replaced Victorian Evergreens
A new book by Sarah Archer explores the influence of the Space Race and Cold War on America’s midcentury Christmas celebrations.
A Noguchi Ceiling in a U-Haul Showroom Is Restored to Its Former Glory
In the 1940s, artist Isamu Noguchi experimented with a series of “lunar landscapes,” embedding lights in undulating magnesite cement. While some were freestanding sculptures, three were site-specific pieces installed in two buildings and a boat. This month, the only one of these architectural projects to survive was revealed in a U-Haul store in St. Louis, Missouri.
1,300 Intimate Images of Midcentury Modernist Structures Go Online
The University of Southern California Libraries have digitized roughly 1,300 rare photographs of midcentury modernism in the American West, as documented by two of its insiders.