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Philip Johnson : the constancy of change

Author: Emmanuel Petit; Beatriz Colomina
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press : in association with the Yale University School of Architecture, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illustrated collection of essays analyzing the work and cultural politics of the influential twentieth-century American architect Philip Johnson.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Philip Johnson.
New Haven : Yale University Press : In association with the Yale University School of Architecture, ©2009
(OCoLC)609239713
Named Person: Philip Johnson; Philip Johnson; Philip Johnson; Philip (Architekt) Johnson; Philip Johnson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emmanuel Petit; Beatriz Colomina
ISBN: 9780300121810 0300121814
OCLC Number: 228503229
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 278 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, plans ; 28 cm
Contents: Roaming through history --
Philip Johnson: art and irony / Vincent Scully --
The autobiographical house: around a haunted hearth / Kurt W. Forster --
Philip Johnson: act one, scene one --
The museum of modern art? / Terence Riley with Joshua Sacks --
Johnson on TV / Beatriz Colomina --
Society, power, and politics --
The figurehead: on monumentality and Nihilism in Philip Johnson's life and work / Joan Ockman --
Liquidity: architecture and oil / Reinhold Martin --
Philip Johnson's empire: network power and the AT & T building / Kazys Varnelis --
Philip Johnson and the smile of Medusa / Charles Jencks --
The plot against architecture / Michael Sorkin --
Reckoning with modernism --
The delicacy of modern tastes / Detlef Mertins --
Playboy architecture then and now / Stanislaus von Moos --
Philip Johnson: breaking with modernism --
the "whence & whither" of it / Phillis Lambert --
Reaction design / Mark Wigley --
Theory --
Philip Johnson: romanticism and disintegration / Peter Eisenman --
Philip Johnson and the rhetoric of the new: Panta Rhei versus the avant-garde / Ujjval Vyas --
Working out Johnson's role in history / Mark Jarzombek --
The new canaan estate: a gallery.
Responsibility: edited by Emmanuel Petit ; foreword by Robert A.M. Stern ; essays by Beatriz Colomina [and others].
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Architect Philip Johnson was Museum of Modern Art's founding architecture curator in the early 1930s, he helped establish modernism in the United States; as the architect of New York's AT&T building  Read more...

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