The Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 17, Yugoslavian Theme Issue, Autumn, 1990

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Content includes:
“Zenit” and Zenitism by Irina Subotić and Ann Vasić
Jože Plečnik and Art Deco by Peter Krečič and Marjan Golobič
The 1925 Yugoslav Pavilion in Paris by Željka Čorak, Rajka Davison and David Davison
Slovene Architecture from Secession to Expressionism and Functionalism by Stane Bernik and Marjan Golobič
Ivan Meštrović’s Melancholic Art Deco by Branka Stipančić and Ellen Elias-Bursać
Constructivism and the Slovenian Model by Vida Golubović and Ann Vasić
Art Deco and National Tendencies in Serbian Architecture by Zoran Manević, Rajka Davison and David Davison
Freedom in the Hinterland of Comics by Darko Glavan
Ars Combinatoria: The Architect Carl Seidl by Berislav Valušek, Rajka Davison and David Davison
Correction: A Conversation with John P. Axelrod

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