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Fire Island modernist : Horace Gifford and the architecture of seduction

Author: Christopher Bascom Rawlins
Publisher: New York, NY : Metropolis Books, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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As the 1960s became The Sixties, architect Horace Gifford executed a remarkable series of beach houses that transformed the terrain and culture of New Yorks Fire Island. Growing up on the beaches of  Read more...

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Named Person: Horace Gifford
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Bascom Rawlins
ISBN: 9781938922091 1938922093
OCLC Number: 836261577
Description: 202 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: Best looking boy --
Oasis of free love --
Fire Island modernist --
Reaching for light --
Boys in the sand --
Entasis --
Form follows foreplay --
Elegy.
Responsibility: Christopher Bascom Rawlins ; Foreword by Alastair Gordon.

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Throughout the late '60s and into the '70s, men like Mr. Gifford, Harry Bates, Earl Combs, Arthur Erickson, Andrew Geller and James McCloud -- not all of them gay -- were kept busy erecting elegant, Read more...

 
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