The Surprising Source Of MidCentury Modern Design

Dated: 06/08/2014

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Here is a fascinating article by Steven Heller in the Atlantic that explains how Jewish designers and architects fleeing Nazi Germany had a profound influence on the Mid-Century Modern design esthetic. These were practitioners of what Hitler called "degenerate art" as has recently been brought back into the spotlight by the George Clooney movie "Monuments Men." 

You can read the full article in the Atlantic here:http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2014/06/the-jews-who-designed-the-american-home/372208/

Phil Mount

Phil Mount is an agent at Front Street Brokers in Boise, Idaho. Phil became a licensed REALTOR in August 2009 after a 25 year career as a technology marketing professional. In his first year as an a....

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