63 Rassegna: Electricity, United States and USSR, France and Italy; VG SC Peri..

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63 Rassegna: Electricity, United States and USSR, France and Italy
Gregotti, Vittorio [Editor], et al
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Notes: Very Good 9" x 12" pictorial orange gatefold wraps featuring a detail of the 1926 El Lissitzky black-and-white photograph, "Coureurs" to the cover, white lettering to cover, spine and back cover. Very slight soiling and minor bumping to tips, light sunning to spine, all pages fully attached but binding at the gutter very slightly loosened at first signature, else clean, and unmarked throughout, internally pristine. Quarterly periodical. 105pp. + 11pp. replete with full color and black-and-white imagery accompanying the articles as well as advertising. This issue includes an Introduction by art historian Jacques Gubler, and 15 other articles contributed by Sara Protasoni, Herve Guillemain, Giacomo Polin, Hugues Fiblec, Ornella Selvafolta, Jean-Francois Lejeune, Alessandro De Magistris, Patrizia Bonifazio, and Anna Maria Zorgno. Titles include "The Technology of Sleep", Three-dimensionality at the service of art", "Four external panoramic elevators", among others, and topics include Russian and Soviet electrification, domestic electricity in France between the two wars, and much else. SOme articles included in their original French and German included in the back of the publication, some advertising in the original Italian. From the Introduction: "Beyond theory we have the history of electricity, an abstract phenomenon explained by mathematics and by the hypotheses on the nature and the material of light, which was to be shown externally through the physicality of its architecture, and through geometric signs, omnipresent in the land: from the city to the mountains, from the home to the desert. This issue of Rassegna purports to examine the types of works comprising the architecture of electricity." Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.