Architectural Association Photo Library
This website contains over 7,000 images of historical and contemporary architecture from the Architectural Association Photo Library
Explore the impressive collection from the most important school of architecture, design and art of the 20th century.
Extra Ordinary Every Day – The Bauhaus at the Busch-Reisinger
This excellent online installation and archive focuses on subject areas such as the stage, the home and the motorcar. Part of the Harvard University Art Museums, the Busch-Reisinger holds material related to the Bauhaus, including the archives of Lyonel Feininger and Walter Gropius.
Foundation Bauhaus Dessau
Visit the Bauhaus Dessau designed by Walter Gropius in 1925-6 and learn about the school’s history through this informative website. Once again an educational institution, the Bauhaus Dessau is recognised as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site.
This site features a selection of digitised newsreels and short films from the collections of Swedish Television and the Swedish National Archive of Recorded Sound and Moving Images. Divided into themes, the section on Health Culture is of particular interest.
Monuments of the Furture: Designs by El Lissitzky
The Getty Research Institute holds an outstanding collection of El Lissitzky material, including designs for books and periodicals, period photographs of exhibition designs and his correspondence with his wife, Sophie Lissitzky Küppers. Much of this material is available online via this informative website.
Planum - The European Journal of Planning on-line - Archive
Billed as a virtual museum, the Planum Archive is a rich resource for those interested in urban planning and design. The Movie section includes downloadable clips featuring the work of Le Corbusier and Ernst May.
The Fundació Mies van der Rohe
Explore the iconic Barcelona Pavilion designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in 1929 via a virtual visit.
The Merrill C. Berman Collection
Visually rich website of one of the most significant private collections of Modernist graphic design and art in the world.
The Twentieth Century Society
Founded as the Thirties Society, the Twentieth Century Society is a specialist conservation body covering post-1914 architecture in Britain.
2 Willow Road
Visit the Modernist home émigré architect Ernö Goldfinger built for himself in Hampstead, London. Now run by the National Trust, 2 Willow Road is complete with original furnishings and includes an excellent collection of modern art.
Apollonio, U. Futurist Manifestos (London, 1973)
Art and Power, Europe under the Dictators 1930-45 (exh. cat. Hayward Gallery, London, 1996)
Art Into Life: Russian Constructivism 1914-1932 (exh. cat. Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, 1990)
Aynsley, J. Graphic Design in Germany 1890-1945 (London, 2000)
Baer, N. Theatre in Revolution: Russian Avant-Garde Stage Design 1913-1935 (exh. cat., The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, 1991)
Bauhaus-Möbel: eine Legende wird besichtigt, Bauhaus furniture: a legend reviewed (exh. cat., Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin, 2002)
Benson, T., ed. Expressionist Utopias: Paradise, Metropolis, Architectural Fantasy (exh. cat. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1994)
Benson, T. and Forgács, E. Between worlds: A sourcebook of Central European avant-gardes, 1910-1930 (Cambridge, MA., 2002)
Benton, C. A Different World: Émigré Architects in Britain 1928-1958 (London, 1996)
Benton, T. The Villas of Le Corbusier, 1920-1930 (New Haven, 1987)
Droste, M. and Ludewig, M. Marcel Breuer: design (Cologne, 1992)
Fiedler, J., ed. Photography at the Bauhaus (exh. cat. Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin 1990)
Fiedler, J. and Feierabend, P., eds. Bauhaus (Cologne, 1999)
Forty, A. Words and Buildings: A Vocabulary of Modern Architecture (London, 2000)
Foster, H. et al. Art since 1900 (London, 2004)
Guy Wilson, R., Pilgrim, D.H. and Tashjian, D. The Machine Age in America 1918-1941 (exh. cat., Brooklyn Museum, 1986)
Henket, H. and Heynen, H., eds. Back From Utopia: The Challenge of the Modern Movement (Rotterdam, 2002)
Heynen, H. Architecture and Modernity (Cambridge, MA., 1999)
Kirsch, K. The Weissenhofsiedlung (New York, 1989)
Kudryavtseva, T. Circling the Square: Avant-Garde Porcelain form Revolutionary Russia (London, 2004)
Ladislav Sutnar—Praha—New York—Design in Action (exh. cat., Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague, 2003)
Lavrentiev, A. Alexander Rodchenko: Photography 1924-1954 (Cologne, 1995)
Le Corbusier, Architect of the Century (exh. cat., Hayward Gallery, London, 1987)
Lehman, A. and Richardson, B. Oskar Schlemmer (exh. cat., Baltimore Museum of Art, 1986)
Lodder, C. Russian Constructivism (New Haven, 1983)
McLeod, M., ed. Charlotte Perriand: An Art of Living (New York, 2003)
Overy, P. et al. The Rietveld Schröder House (Houten, 1988)
Passuth, K. Moholy-Nagy (London, 1985)
Peto, J. and Loveday, D., eds. Modern Britain 1929-1939 (exh. cat., Design Museum, London, 1999)
Pommer, R. and Otto, C. Weissenhof 1927 and the Modern Movement in Architecture (Chicago, 1991)
Powers, A. Modern: The Modern Movement in Britain (London, 2005)
Riley, T and Bergdoll, B. Mies in Berlin (New York, 2002)
Schildt, G. Alvar Aalto: The decisive years (New York, 1986)
Šmejkal, F. and Švácha, R. Devĕtsil: Czech avant-garde art, architecture, and design of the 1920s and 1930s (exh. cat., Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, 1990)
Taverne, E, et al. J.J.P. Oud 1890-1963: The Complete Works (Rotterdam, 2001)
Taylor, R. and Christie, I., eds. Inside the Film Factory: New Approaches to Russian and Soviet Cinema (London, 1991)
Troy, N.J. The De Stijl Environment (Cambridge, MA., 1983)
Tupitsyn, M. Gustav Klucis and Valentina Kulangina (New York, 2004)
Widenheim, C., ed. Utopia and Reality – Modernity in Sweden 1900-1960 (New Haven, 2002)
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