Modern Architecture in Theatre: The Experiments of Art et Action

Modern Architecture in Theatre: The Experiments of Art et Action

By: Gray Read (author)Hardback

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If the city is the theatre of urban life, how does architecture act in its many performances? This book reconstructs the spatial experiments of Art et Action, a theatre troupe active in 1920s Paris, and how their designs for theater buildings show how the performance spaces interacted with actors and spectators according to their type.

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Gray Read is Associate Professor of Architecture at Florida International University, USA.


Introduction: Architecture as a Performing Art 1. Choral Theatre: Hearing the Voices of the Universe 2. Theatre of Space: The Festival of Seeing Others and Being Seen 3. Theatre of the Book: Artistic Display and Commentary 4. Chamber Theatre: The Spectator and Mass Media 5. University Theatre: Civic Debate Conclusion: The Performance of a Town

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  • publication date: 22/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137368676
  • Format: Hardback, Paperback
  • Year: 2014
  • Number Of Pages: 149
  • ID: 9781137368676
  • weight: 342
  • ISBN10: 1137368675

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