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Prouvé, Jean

Overview
Works: 442 works in 711 publications in 7 languages and 6,101 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Architectural drawings 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Artist, Author of introduction, Architect, Interviewee, Dedicatee, Other, Honoree, Contributor, Designer, Editor, Performer
Classifications: NA1053.P72, 720.92
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Jean Prouve; prefabrication: structures and elements by Jean Prouvé( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and German and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Prouvé by Penelope Rowlands( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Prouvé : the poetics of the technical object by Jean Prouvé( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and German and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Prouvé "constructeur" by Centre Georges Pompidou( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calder ; Prouvé by Alexander Calder( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A passion for Jean Prouvé : from furniture to architecture : the Laurence and Patrick Seguin collection by Jean Prouvé( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and Italian and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The esteemed collectors Laurence and Patrick Seguin first discovered the work of Jean Prouve in the late 1980s, and were quick to embrace his entire aesthetic vision, from architectural design to furniture. "There is no difference between constructing a piece of furniture and constructing a building," Prouve once famously said, and the Seguins have modeled their collection around his stance, becoming major advocates and disseminators of his work in France. This gorgeously produced volume, which presents the Seguins' Prouve collection for the first time, consequently provides a comprehensive overview of their holdings. An entire chapter is devoted to Prouve works at the Seguins' Paris residence. Other sections include an examination of Prouve's relevance to contemporary art; a chapter on Prouve's Aluminum Metropole House, a structure that exemplifies the brilliance of Prouve's architectural work; and a survey of around 40 pieces, most of which are prototypes or rarities, from the armchair designed for the University of Nancy in 1932, to the light armchair created for the University of Antony in 1954, to the African furniture. These are supplemented by archival documents (sketches, models, photographs, etc. and detailed analysis. Also included is a wealth of photo-documentation of the exhibition this volume accompanies, held at the famous former Fiat building in Turin, Italy--once described by Le Corbusier as "one of the most impressive sights in industry" and recently rebuilt into a modern shopping/cultural complex by Renzo Piano, a longstanding admirer of Prouve. Equally admired for his work in furniture, metalwork and architecture, Jean Prouve (1901-1984) is one of the most influential designers of the early modern design movement. His innovative chairs, desks, lamps and shelves have long been collector's items
Jean Prouvé by Catherine Coley( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in French and English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Prouvé : die Poetik des technischen Objekts( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in German and English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le métal by Jean Prouvé( Book )

6 editions published between 1929 and 1930 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Prouvé : maison démontable 6 x 6 = 6 x 6 demountable house by Catherine Coley( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First built in 1944 to rehouse war victims in Lorraine, these houses only survived the postwar period in very limited numbers. Doubly involved in regeneration of the region as a native of Nancy and a builder of genius -- Jean Prouvé won an order for emergency housing from the Ministry of Reconstruction and Town Planning. Readily transported and dismantled, his 'shacks' made entirely of wood and metal (of which the latter was in very short supply) were a real architectural coup. The components were shipped directly to bomb-devastated villages, where they could be assembled on site in a day by two people, enabling the homeless to stay on. Unfortunately, the shortage of materials and funding, together with official emphasis on the need for permanent housing, meant that production of these transitional dwellings never got beyond the limited series stage. Jean Prouvé was awarded the Ministry's Gold Medal in 1947"--Provided by publisher
Jean Prouvé : maison démontable 8 x 8 = 8 x 8 demountable house( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'ouvrage présente les maisons démontables de 64 m2, conçues par l'architecte Jean Prouvé. En 1938, ce dernier crée le principe de structure à portique axial et choisit de le décliner sur un module de huit mètres de large. Au lendemain de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, quelques maisons de cette surface sont produites. Mais il faut attendre 1949 pour que soit lancée la maison Métropole
Prefabrication : structures and elements by Jean Prouvé( Book )

3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Prouvé œuvre complète = Jean Prouvé complete works by Peter Sulzer( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Prouvé. Une architecture par l'industrie. Architektur aus der Fabrik. Industrial architecture by Jean Prouvé( Book )

8 editions published in 1971 in 4 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Prouvé par lui-même by Jean Prouvé( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Prouvé, highlights : 1917-1944 by Peter Sulzer( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this volume of Highlights, covering the phase from 1917-1944, the reader will find, among other things, early objects in polished stainless steel, glazed doors, sash windows, early funiture, showcases, first patents; doors in curved sheet steel and doors mounted on tubing, the Town Hall of Boulogne-Billancourt, the Flying Club at Buc, the Maison du peuple at Clichy, the most outstanding examples of his furniture designs of the 1930s and 1940s, and the early prefabricated buildings."--Jacket
Jean Prouvé : œuvre complète = complete works by Peter Sulzer( Book )

in French and English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Prouvé : le maître du métal by François Moulin( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prouvé : cours du CNAM : 1957.1970 : essai de reconstitution du cours à partir des archives Jean Prouvé by Jean Prouvé( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean Prouvé, Charles & Ray Eames : two great constructors, parallels and differences : constructive furniture = Zwei grossen Konstrukteure, Parallelen und Unterschiede : Möbel als Konstruktion = Deux grands constructeurs, parallèles et différences : le mobilier construit( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the fields of design, architecture, and engineering, Jean Prouvé (1901–1984) is widely considered one of the most versatile and innovative designers of the 20th century. Yet surprisingly, only a relatively small number of collectors and cognoscente outside France are familiar with his work. Alongside Charles and Ray Eames, to whose oeuvre Vitra has dedicated itself since 1957, Jean Prouvé can truly be considered the second major 'constructor' in 20th century design. The small book delves into the manifest differences between the Eames' work and Prouvé's designs -- differences that are quite evidently the product of the respective technological climate in which these marvelous designers were active. For many years now, the Vitra Design Museum collection has focused on Jean Prouvé as well as Charles and Ray Eames"--Provided by publisher
 
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Jean Prouvé : the poetics of the technical objectJean Prouvé : maison démontable 8 x 8 = 8 x 8 demountable houseJean Prouvé œuvre complète = Jean Prouvé complete worksJean Prouvé, highlights : 1917-1944Jean Prouvé : œuvre complète = complete worksJean Prouvé, Charles & Ray Eames : two great constructors, parallels and differences : constructive furniture = Zwei grossen Konstrukteure, Parallelen und Unterschiede : Möbel als Konstruktion = Deux grands constructeurs, parallèles et différences : le mobilier construitJean Prouvé : oeuvre complète = complete works
Alternative Names
Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé (1901-1984) francia építész

Jean Prouvé architecte et designer français

Jean Prouvé architetto e designer francese

Jean Prouvé arquitecto, constructor, herrero, diseñador e ingeniero francés

Jean Prouvé arquiteto francês

Jean Prouvé Frans architect

Jean Prouvé fransk arkitekt och formgivare

Jean Prouvé französischer Architekt und Designer

Jean Prouvé French architect and designer

Prouvé, J. (Jean), 1901-1984

Prouve, Jean

Prouvé, Jean 1901-1984

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