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Philip Johnson : diary of an eccentric architect

Author: Barbara Wolf; Checkerboard Foundation.; National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States.
Publisher: [New York] : Checkerboard Film Foundation, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philip Johnson has always been at the forefront of stylistic change. His famous "Glass House" in which he still resides and his accompanying windowless guest house are visited in this program. His latest buildings are an attempt to work without straight lines and must be designed as they go up. This new structure is at the core of this program and shows the sculptural building from its initial stages to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Philip Johnson; Philip Johnson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Wolf; Checkerboard Foundation.; National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States.
OCLC Number: 36059501
Credits: Editor, Lydia Tenaglia.
Performer(s): Featuring: John Manley, Ysrael Seinuk, Port Draper, David Whitney, Gordon Whelpley, David Harrison.
Description: 1 videocassette (55 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Diary of an eccentric architect
Responsibility: Checkerboard Film Foundation in association with the National Trust for Historic Preservation ; produced, directed and created by Barbara Wolf.

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Philip Johnson has always been at the forefront of stylistic change. His famous "Glass House" in which he still resides and his accompanying windowless guest house are visited in this program. His latest buildings are an attempt to work without straight lines and must be designed as they go up. This new structure is at the core of this program and shows the sculptural building from its initial stages to completion.

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