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The man in the Glass House : Philip Johnson, architect of the modern century

Auteur : Mark Lamster
Éditeur: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018. ©2018
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Biographie : Anglais : First editionVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Résumé:
"When Philip Johnson died in 2005 at the age of 98, he was still one of the most recognizable-and influential-figures on the American cultural landscape. The first recipient of the Pritzker Prize and MoMA's founding architectural curator, Johnson made his mark as one of America's leading architects with his famous Glass House in New Caanan, CT, and his controversial AT & T Building in NYC, among many others in
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Genre/forme: Biographies
Biography
Personne nommée: Philip Johnson; Philip Johnson; Philip Johnson
Type d’ouvrage: Biographie
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Mark Lamster
ISBN: 9780316126434 0316126438
Numéro OCLC: 1059578638
Description: xvii, 508 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contenu: The Master's Joy --
From Saul to Paul --
A Man of Style --
Show Time --
The Maestro --
The Gold Dust Twins --
An American Führer --
Pops --
A New New Beginning --
An Apostate at Worship --
Crutches --
Cocktails on the Terrace --
Third City --
Towers and Power --
The Head of the Circle --
Things Fall Apart --
The Irresistible Allure of the Fantastic.
Autres titres: Philip Johnson, architect of the modern century
Responsabilité: Mark Lamster.

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A major new biography of architect and cultural provocateur Philip Johnson, one of the most influential and controversial figures in American cultural history.  Lire la suite...

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"Searing yet judicious... thoroughly documented and convincingly laid out... [an] insightful investigation."--The New York Review of Books "[A] thoroughly researched and highly readable volume that Lire la suite...

 
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