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Design and Art

Design and Art( )
Editor: Coles, Alex
Other Primary Creator: Bourdon, David
Cook/Archigram, Peter
Coupland, Douglas
Dorst, Kees
Eames, Charles
Jetset, Experimental
Flusser, Vilém
Foster, Hal
Gillick, Liam
Graham, Dan
Greenberg, Clement
Hamilton, Richard
Judd, Donald
Kiesler, Frederick
Kwon, Miwon
Lind, Maria
Nelson, George L.
Orta, Lucy
Pardo, Jorge
Potter, Norman
Poynor, Rick
Rand, Paul
Rehberger, Tobias
Ruscha, Ed
Scanlan, Joe
Staniszewski, Mary Anne
Tafuri, Manfredo
Tiravanija, Rikrit
Virilio, Paul
van Lieshout, Joep
Warhol, Andy
Weil, Benjamin
Wigley, Mark
Zittel, Andrea
Series title:Documents of Contemporary Art Ser.
Publication Date:May 2007
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $69.00
Book Description:

The first anthology to address the rise of the "design-art" phenomenon-the breakdown of boundaries between art and architectural, graphic, or product design begun in the Pop and Minimalist eras.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Design / General
Art / Criticism & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.3 x 20.8 x 2.047 cm
Book Weight:0.5 Kilograms
Author Biography
Douglas Coupland was born December 30, 1961 on a Canadian military base in Baden-Soellingen, Germany. He graduated from Sentinel Secondary School in West Vancouver in 1979 and went on to McGill University. He was unhappy there and went on to Emily Carr College of Art and Design. He has said that these were the best four years of his life. He graduated in 1984 with a focus on sculpture and moved on to study at the European Design Institute in Milan. He also completed a two-year course in Japanese business science in Hawaii in 1986.He soon began writing for magazines as a means of paying the bills. He soon started work on his first novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture which was published in 1991. His second novel Shampoo Planet focused on the generation after Generation X and was published in 1992. This generation was termed "Global Teens". His career has consisted of writing, sculpting, and editing and he also hosted The Search for Generation X, a PBS documentary, 1991. Douglas Coupland has also worked on a magazine called Wired . He wrote a short story about the life of the employees of Mocrosoft Corporation. This short story provided inspiration for his novel Microserfs.


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