Roots; tradition of the new; formulating the future; Russia - the art of revolution; the international style; triumph, transformation and rejection.
Richard Weston is a writer and lecturer. He is the author of a monograph on Alvar Aalto and, Town Hall, Saynatsalo, in the Architecture in Detail series (both published by Phaidon).
"A fluent, stimulating overview of the movement... Weston's is a lucid and highly readable history."-Daily Telegraph "Its strength and virtue lie in the bringing together of a broad range of cultures: visual, literary and musical, in pursuit of the essence of Modernism."-Perspectives