The Tin: Between Art and Functionality Rezio Blass

ISBN: 9788887469394

Published: January 1st 2003

Paperback

384 pages


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The Tin: Between Art and Functionality  by  Rezio Blass

The Tin: Between Art and Functionality by Rezio Blass
January 1st 2003 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 384 pages | ISBN: 9788887469394 | 7.30 Mb

Cultural Writing. In Italian, German and English. More than just a can and yet still bound to the events and needs of daily life, the collectible tin (can, or container) tells us stories about the history and culture of the container, as well as that of the commodities (biscuits, cocoa, tea, cosmetics) it was designed to transmit and sell. The tin must grab at attention and amuse the eye, but still communicate value.

It must be desirable both in itself and in what it says about its contents. This collection of tins begins with a British collection that begins in the 1870s, and branches out to other periods and nationalities, extending to the present day.



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