The late jazz critic's life and career spanned a century and his book, The Omni-Americans, celebrates its 50th anniversary.
From International Style to Brutalism, Yugoslavia went through a lot in its postwar architecture and MoMA held an exhibition depicting the changes.
One of Los Angeles greatest architects, Paul R. Williams designed iconic buildings for celebrities and the general public.
Mies van der Rohe documentaries featuring the man himself are rare so you should definitely check this out.
This sub-5 minute film gives a brief overview of the cultural changes in architecture during the mid-to-late 20th century. If you haven't noticed already, I love modernism and brutalism. I've even got a Twitter account dedicated to the movements. So when I saw this short film, I had to share it. Soviet Modernism. Brutalism. Post-modernism. …
The likes of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton are open to public domain reinterpretation.
The Hague is hosting the "world’s largest Mondrian painting" on the façade of its City Hall. It's in commemoration of the 100-year anniversary of the founding of De Stijl, a Dutch modernist movement. Piet Mondrian was a chief progenitor who inspired the likes of Maarten Baas, Joris Laarman and Piet Hein Eek, who are still influenced by the …
White paintings are super popular. But why?
Gunnar Birkerts was one of many European modernists with an eye for details and the God who lived in them.
German expressionist films helped shaped cinema during the Modernist period. Open Culture has selected 10 iconic films to watch for free, from Nosferatu to the prophetic classic Metropolis. German Expressionism ended in 1933 when the Nazis came to power. They weren’t interested in asking uncomfortable questions and viewed such dark tales of cinematic angst as …
The Barcelona Pavilion is one of the greatest and most famous pieces of modernist architecture.