Between earth and heaven : the architecture of John Lautner (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Between earth and heaven : the architecture of John Lautner

Author: Jean-Louis Cohen; John Lautner; R Nicholas Olsberg; Frank Escher; Hammer Museum.
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli International Publications : Distributed to the U.S. trade by Random House, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Accompanying a full-scale exhibation of his work at Los Angeles's Hammer Museum, Between Earth and Heaven: The Architecture of John Lautner comprehensively explores Lautner's full body of work, including his apprenticeship with Frank Lioyd Wright and the culture and geographical context of Los Angeles." "This illustrated monograph includes previously unpublished plans, drawings, construction images, and Lautner's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: exhibition catalogs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Exhibition catalogs
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Catalogues d'exposition
Exhibitions
Designs and plans Exhibitions
Dessins et plans Expositions
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Designs and plansExhibitions
Named Person: John Lautner; John Lautner; John Lautner; John Lautner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Louis Cohen; John Lautner; R Nicholas Olsberg; Frank Escher; Hammer Museum.
ISBN: 9780847830145 0847830144
OCLC Number: 166387906
Notes: "Published in association with Hammer Museum."
"This publication accompanies the exhibition Between earth and heaven: The architecture of John Lautner, organized by Frank Escher and Nicholas Olsberg and presented at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, July 13-October 12, 2008"--Title page verso.
Description: 234 pages : illustrations (some color), plans (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: John Lautner's luxuriant tectonics / Jean-Louis Cohen --
Idea of the real / Nicholas Olsberg --
Shaping awareness / Nicholas Olsberg --
Structuring space / Frank Escher.
Responsibility: texts by Jean-Louis Cohen, Nicholas Olsbereg, and Frank Escher ; edited by Nicholas Olsberg.
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"Accompanying a full-scale exhibation of his work at Los Angeles's Hammer Museum, Between Earth and Heaven: The Architecture of John Lautner comprehensively explores Lautner's full body of work, including his apprenticeship with Frank Lioyd Wright and the culture and geographical context of Los Angeles." "This illustrated monograph includes previously unpublished plans, drawings, construction images, and Lautner's own photographs to unveil the evolution, originality, and logic of his designs, focusing on the atmospheres and vistas they establish and the connections to landscape and fluidity that mark their innovative spatial arguments."--Jacket.

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