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This stunning volume presents the result of a major undertaking by photographer Niels Lehmann and researcher Christoph Rauhut to document all the remaining Expressionist buildings in Berlin Expressionism powerfully heralded the onset of the twenties, and nowhere was it important or powerful than in Berlin The buildings that remain demonstrate great creativity with form and skillful use of light, color, and material, highlighting verticality and dramathe essence of the modern metropolis Lehmanns new photographs are here set alongside drawings, an illustrated index of buildings, and maps that help the reader group the buildings by area Simultaneously a celebration of a lost period and a reminder of the riches it has left to us, Fragments of Metropolis Berlin is a stunning achievement of historical and artistic preservation....

Title : Fragments of Metropolis - Berlin: Expressionist Heritage in Berlin
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ISBN : 3777426784
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : Hirmer Publishers Second edition edition February 15, 2017
Number of Pages : 256 pages
File Size : 583 KB
Status : Available For Download
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