A 21st Century Palace
Mexico CityBook - 2012
The new era of globalisation has brought with it a stunning new breed of palaces modern-day residences built by connoisseurs whose exceptional taste and patronage are propelling art and architecture forward into the next great epoch. For more than 40 years, Geoffrey Bradfield has been creating exceptional residences around the world and in 'A 21st Century Palace' Bradfield documents one such modern-day palace in Mexico City. Thoroughly contemporary, yet drawing on traditions of craftsmanship and excellence, Bradfield has created a truly modern palace of precious materials and outstanding art. Geoffrey Bradfield is known for his sophisticated and daring handling of art and the collection in A 21st Century Palace is, quite simply, dazzling. Every room contains museum-worthy masterpieces, from Art Deco creations by Ruhlmann, Leleu and Bugatti to paintings and sculpture by Picasso, Warhol, Calder, Degas, Lautrec, Lichtenstein and Frida Kahlo.
Publisher: New York : Smallwood + Stewart, c2012.
Branch Call Number: 728.82 BRA
Characteristics: 226 p. :,col. ill. ;,32 cm.
Alternative Title: Twenty-first century palace : Mexico City