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Comments Posted 11.02.09 | PERMALINK | PRINT

Alexandra Lange

Bauhaus + Betsy


Two short pieces in New York Magazine this week, both on topics close to my heart.

The first, “We All Live in a Bauhaus,” is about the continuing influence of the Bauhaus (and Eero Saarinen) on contemporary product design — even in mysterious places. Exhibitions at the MoMA and the Museum of the City of New York open next week. Don’t Josef Albers’s nesting tables still look great?

The second, “Original Gossip Girls,” is my small tribute to Maud Hart Lovelace’s Betsy-Tacy books: the high school and young married novels have just been reissued in paperback.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Alexandra Lange is an architecture and design critic, and author of Writing about Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities. (Princeton Architectural Press, 2012). Her work has appeared in The Architect's Newspaper, Architectural Record, Dwell, Metropolis, Print, New York Magazine and The New York Times.
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Writing About Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities
Princeton Architectural Press, 2012

Design Research
Chronicle Books, 2010

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