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Architect and artist Michel de Klerk


Engels | 17-10-2023 | 180 pagina's

9789082921175

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Korte beschrijving/Annotatie

Michel de Klerk was a versatile architect and a great artist. This book shows all facets of his work, from buildings to furniture, paintings and drawings.

Tekst achterflap

Michel de Klerk was the great inspirer of the Amsterdam School, the Dutch expressionist movement in architecture. Besides a brilliant architect he was also a versatile artist. 'The Rembrandt among architects' made drawings and paintings and designed furniture and interiors. De Klerk created an innovative language of forms and brought beauty to the working class. This book reveals the versatility of his work through lavish images and quotes from De Klerk himself and his contemporaries.

Slogan/Promotie

This book is about a special architect and a great artist, Michel de Klerk (1884-1923). He continues to inspire artists and architects to this day. He was called the 'Rembrandt among architects' or the 'Master of Romantic architecture'. On November 24, 1923 - a hundred years ago - he died unexpectedly. Michel de Klerk has left behind an impressive oeuvre. People still come from all over the world to see his buildings. His buildings are true works of art. This book shows all facets of his work. He not only designed beautiful buildings, but also portrayed friends and designed furniture and clocks. On his travels he made many sketches that he incorporated into his architecture. This book shows the versatility of his work using a lot of images and quotes from De Klerk and his contemporaries.

Biografie

Ton Heijdra, author of books about the history of Amsterdam Alice Roegholt, founder of Museum Het Schip

Inhoudsopgave

INTRODUCTION JEWISH AMSTERDAM Waterlooplein neighbourhood – Parents – Jewish background - Socialism EDUARD CUYPERS’S WORKSHOP Workshop - Huis Oud & Nieuw – Jopiehol – Marriage - Character DRAWINGS AND SKETCHES Travels – Scandinavia – Dutch countryside - Portraits – Contests - Post Telegraph Telephone – The Winter’s Tale INDEPENDENT ARCHITECT Different addresses – Baanders firm of architects – Uithoorn – Hillehuis – Scheepvaarthuis – The art of architecture – Spaarndammerplantsoen - Public Works - The yellow block - Het Schip – Employees - Floor Wibaut - De Dageraad – Vrijheidslaan – Boathouse De Hoop – Other towns FURNITURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN Interior design - ’t Woonhuys - The Driebond - The Dutilh buyers ARCHITECTURA ET AMICITIA Hall of honour – Academy of Visual Arts – Board member - Bond van Nederlandse Architecten – The Wendingen magazine MASTER BUILDER OF ROMANTIC ARCHITECTURE Death – Magazines – Contribution to public housing - International interest -Wendingen’s tributes -Nieuwe Bouwen – Revaluation – New Museum BIBLIOGRAPHY NOTES COLOPHON

Details

ISBN :9789082921175
Auteur: 
Uitgever :Vrije Uitgevers, De
Vertaler : Sue Mellor
Publicatiedatum :  17-10-2023
Uitvoering :Paperback / softback
Taal :Engels
Hoogte :261 mm
Breedte :212 mm
Dikte :16 mm
Gewicht :674 gr
Status :Op voorraad bij leverancier
Aantal pagina's :180