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Buckminster Fuller : starting with the universe

Author: R Buckminster Fuller; K Michael Hays; Dana Miller; Whitney Museum of American Art.
Publisher: New York : Whitney Museum of American Art, in association with Yale University Press, ©2008.
Series: A Whitney Museum of American Art book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From his geodesic dome to books popularizing the terms "spaceship earth" and "synergetics," the life mission of R. Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) was to create living environments that minimized consumption of the earth's resources while maximizing interconnections with global systems of information and transportation. This book explores Fuller's extraordinary body of work focusing on his wide-ranging and sometimes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983.
Buckminster Fuller.
New York : Whitney Museum of American Art, in association with Yale University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)607877551
Named Person: R Buckminster Fuller; R Buckminster Fuller; R Buckminster Fuller; Richard Buckminster Fuller; Richard Buckminster Fuller; Richard Buckminster Fuller; Richard Buckminster Fuller; R Buckminster Fuller
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Buckminster Fuller; K Michael Hays; Dana Miller; Whitney Museum of American Art.
ISBN: 9780300126204 0300126204
OCLC Number: 181730551
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, June 26-Sept. 21, 2008.
Description: xiii, 257 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Fuller's geological engagements with architecture / K. Michael Hays --
Thought patterns : Buckminster Fuller the scientist-artist / Dana Miller --
Fuller's avatars : a view from the present / Antoine Picon --
The comprehensivist : Buckminster Fuller and contemporary artists / Elizabeth A.T. Smith --
Plates --
In the outlaw area / Calvin Tomkins --
Selected contextual chronology / compiled by Jennie Goldstein.
Series Title: A Whitney Museum of American Art book.
Other Titles: Starting with the universe
Responsibility: edited by K. Michael Hays, Dana Miller ; with essays by Antoine Picon, Elizabeth A.T. Smith, Calvin Tomkins.
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