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O'Gorman, James F.

Overview
Works: 96 works in 272 publications in 2 languages and 13,567 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Conference papers and proceedings  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Creator
Classifications: NA737.R5, 720.924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about James F O'Gorman
 
Most widely held works by James F O'Gorman
ABC of architecture by James F O'Gorman( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains architectural structure and history, how to read design plans, and how architects make creative use of space and light
Three American architects : Richardson, Sullivan, and Wright, 1865-1915 by James F O'Gorman( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the individual and collective achievement of the three American architects
H.H. Richardson : architectural forms for an American society by James F O'Gorman( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over leven en werk van de Amerikaanse architect (1838-1886) en zijn invloed op de Amerikaanse bouwkunst
Living architecture : a biography of H.H. Richardson by James F O'Gorman( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richly detailed, thoughtfully organized, and brilliantly formed, Richardson's architecture originated a series of new building types for America's emerging social pattern, including cosmopolitan corporate icons for downtown and natural residential forms for the suburbs and the country. Trinity Church, the Marshall Field Wholesale Store in Chicago, the Allegheny County Courthouse and Jail in Pittsburgh, academic buildings at Harvard, and elegant private homes for such cultural and business elites as the Adamses, Hayses, and Ameses - these and other buildings defined Richardson's aesthetic and helped establish a new American architecture
The architecture of Frank Furness by James F O'Gorman( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspects of American printmaking, 1800-1950( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The architecture of the monastic library in Italy, 1300-1600; catalogue with introductory essay by James F O'Gorman( Book )

23 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing toward building : Philadelphia architectural graphics, 1732-1986( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American architects and their books to 1848( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since the Renaissance books and drawings have been a primary means of communication among architects and their colleagues and clients. In this volume, twelve historians explore the use of books by architects in America in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, a period when the profession of architecture was first emerging in the United States." "The essays in this volume range from studies of architectural publications available in the colonies to the appearance of American architectural incunabula to the revolution in architectural publishing that occurred in the 1830s and 1840s."--Jacket
Accomplished in all departments of art--Hammatt Billings of Boston, 1818-1874 by James F O'Gorman( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Billings worked for many private patrons, he was also very much a public artist, giving visible form to the popular celebrations of his era. He designed fireworks displays for the Boston Common, decorated buildings in times of public celebration and mourning, laid out plans for a variety of fairs and festivals, and created floats for parades
Henry Austin : in every variety of architectural style by James F O'Gorman( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Austin's (1804-1891) works receive consideration in books on nineteenth-century architecture, yet no book has focused scholarly attention on his primary achievements in New Haven, Connecticut, in Portland, Maine, and elsewhere. Austin was most active during the antebellum era, designing exotic buildings that have captured the imaginations of many for decades. James F. O'Gorman deftly documents Austin's work during the 1840s and '50s, the time when Austin was most productive and creative, and for which a wealth of material exists. The book is organized according to various building types: domestic, ecclesiastic, public, and commercial. O'Gorman helps to clarify what buildings should be attributed to the architect and comments on the various styles that went into his eclectic designs. Henry Austin is lavishly illustrated with 132 illustrations, including 32 in full color. Three extensive appendices provide valuable information on Austin's books, drawings, and his office
On the boards : drawings by nineteenth-century Boston architects by James F O'Gorman( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The makers of Trinity Church in the city of Boston( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since its dedication in 1877, Trinity Church on Copley Square in Boston has been widely regarded as one of the most important and successful monuments of American architecture. It has long been hailed as the cornerstone of the career of America's first celebrity architect, H.H. Richardson. But architecture is not solely the expression of individual genius. Buildings result from collaboration and compromise. They are the concrete manifestations of competing needs, desires, and expectations expressed through clients, building committees, designers, bankers, engineers, builders, decorators, and others. The Makers of Trinity Church in the City of Boston recognizes and celebrates this collaborative effort."--Jacket
American architects and their books, 1840-1915( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connecticut valley vernacular : the vanishing landscape and architecture of the New England tobacco fields by James F O'Gorman( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"James F. O'Gorman reads through oral histories, newspaper reports, and the terse factual writing of agricultural diaries to bring to life the risks and rewards of living close to the seasons, at the mercy of rainfall and sunshine. He has collected an array of vintage and newly commissioned photos of the work of growing tobacco, from de facto portraits of anonymous laborers to images of the sheds themselves, with all their ventilating doors open, welcoming the air. In this book, O'Gorman treats both the people and the sheds with the respect and admiration their precarious presence requires."--Jacket
Hill-Stead : the country place of Theodate Pope Riddle( Book )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical sketch of the family / Melanie Anderson Bourbeau and Cynthia Cormier -- Hill-Stead and its architect / James F. O'Gorman -- The furnishings / Edward S. Cooke, Jr. -- The painting collection / Anne Higonnet -- The landscape, gardens, and farm / Allyson M. Hayward -- The stone walls: a note / Robert M. Thorson
Some architects' portraits in nineteenth-century America : personifying the evolving profession by James F O'Gorman( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isaiah Rogers : architectural practice in antebellum America by James F O'Gorman( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gervase Wheeler : a British architect in America, 1847-1860 by Renée Tribert( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gervase Wheeler was an English-born architect who designed such important American works as the Henry Boody House in Brunswick, Maine; the Patrick Barry House in Rochester, New York; and the chapels at Bowdoin and Williams colleges. But he was perhaps best known as the author of two influential architecture books, Rural Homes (1851) and Homes for the People (1855). Yet Wheeler has remained a little known, enigmatic figure. Renee Tribert and James F. O'Gorman's study sheds new light on the course of Wheeler's career in the states, and brings crucial issues to the fore--the international movement of ideas, the development of the American architectural profession, the influence of architectural publications on popular taste, and social history as expressed in the changing nature of the American house. Wheeler's career is traced chronologically and geographically and the book is lavishly illustrated with over fifty images, including building plans and historical photographs
 
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Alternative Names
James F. O'Gorman

James F. O'Gorman American art historian

James F. O'Gorman Amerikaans kunsthistoricus

O'Gorman, James F

O'Gorman, James Francis.

オゴーマン, ジェイムズ・F

オゴールマン, ジェームズ・F

Languages
English (156)

Japanese (4)

Covers
Three American architects : Richardson, Sullivan, and Wright, 1865-1915H.H. Richardson : architectural forms for an American societyLiving architecture : a biography of H.H. RichardsonH.H. Richardson and his office, a centennial of his move to Boston, 1874 : selected drawings : [exhibition organized by the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, Harvard College Library, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, October 23-December 8, 1974, Albany Institute of History and Art, January 7-February 23, 1975, Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C., the National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution, March 21-June 22, 1975 : catalogue]American architects and their books to 1848Accomplished in all departments of art--Hammatt Billings of Boston, 1818-1874Henry Austin : in every variety of architectural styleOn the boards : drawings by nineteenth-century Boston architects