Material errata: Warsaw neons and socialist modernity

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Abstract

The essay discusses the dynamics of disappearance and urban stylistic revisions in the city. It considers the fate of the 1960s neon signs and “socialist modernity” as indicative of the attitudes towards the ordinary urban spaces, the contemporary street as an aesthetic experience, and the strategies of ideological privileging specific urban heritage.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-70
Number of pages18
JournalThe Journal of Architecture
Volume15
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2010

Keywords

  • modern architecture
  • post-socialist city
  • design and the everyday
  • architecture and art
  • visual art

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