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Louis Sullivan : the function of ornament

Author: Louis H SullivanWim de WitDavid Van ZantenRobert TwomblyChicago Historical Society.All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton, [1986] ©1986
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The history of architecture is examined in this study of Louis Sullivan, one of the most significant early designers of the skyscraper. Acknowledging renewed interest in Sullivan's work, this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
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Named Person: Louis H Sullivan; Louis H Sullivan; Louis H Sullivan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis H Sullivan; Wim de Wit; David Van Zanten; Robert Twombly; Chicago Historical Society.; Cooper-Hewitt Museum.; St. Louis Art Museum,
ISBN: 9780393023589 0393023583 0393304981 9780393304985
OCLC Number: 13642723
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: "Errata" slip inserted.
Exhibition tour: Chicago Historical Society, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Saint Louis Art Museum.
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / James D. Burke and Ellsworth Brown --
Introduction / Gyo Obata --
Sullivan to 1890 / David Van Zanten --
The tall buildings / William Jordy --
The image of progressive banking / Wim de Wit --
Enigma of modern architecture: an introduction to the critics / Rochelle Berger Elstein --
Chronology / Robert Twombly --
Major designs / Robert Twombly
Responsibility: edited by Wim de Wit ; text by David Van Zanten [and three others] ; with a contribution by Robert Twombly.

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