Art and Architecture
Docomomo Journal 42 (2010/1)

Editors: Ana Tostões, Ivan Blasi

Guest editors: Horacio Torrent

Keywords: Modern Movement, Modern architecture, Art and architecture, Modern art.

The late CIAM discussions, namely the ones that took part in the scope of the Bergamo Conference in 1947, brought social and intensive public aspirations. Between North and South, the new world retook the European avant-garde issues implementing the most collective values for a better future to come. Giedion’s Architecture You and Me or the struggle for a New Monumentality, were the placed questions that received an extraordinary eco from American Architecture which emerged with a creative energy. Therefore, in our days, the aim is to deepen understand the process and to find the paths for the future. A future that we may create with such awareness that may, generously, give us the tools for increase nowadays architecture and city planning.
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Art and Architecture, a Synthesis
Ana Tostões


On Modern Architecture and Synthesis of the Arts: Dilemmas, Approaches, Vicissitudes
Horacio Torrent

Plastic Integration in Mexico: Confluence or Nostalgia
Louise Noelle

Muralism and Architecture: Art Fusion at Mexico’s University City
Lourdes Cruz

Mexican Art in Lund’s Museum of Sketches, Sweden
Linda Fagerström, Elisabet Haglund

Alexander Calder’s Flying Saucers
Jørgen Petersen

The Dwellers: The Integration of Art and the Architecture in the Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas
Hannia Gómez

The Integration of the Arts
Carlos Raúl Villanueva

Parallel Lives: Transparent Sculptures, Porous Architectures
Carlos Eduardo Comas

Roberto Burle Marx: Painting, Architecture and Landscaping in the Creation of a New Language for Gardens
Lauro Cavalcanti

Art, Architecture and Public Space in New York, 1950–1970
Theodore Prudon

Art, Spectacle, and Permanence. Notes on Le Corbusier and the Synthesis of the Arts
Stanislaus von Moos

The Total Artist. Max Bill according to Tomás Maldonado
Alejandro Gabriel Crispiani

The Synthesis of the Arts and MoMa
Barry Bergdoll


Dennis Sharp

Eliana Cárdenas
Roberto Segre

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Vesterport — Metal and Structure
Ola Wedebrunn


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