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The man in the Glass House : Philip Johnson, architect of the modern century

Author: Mark Lamster
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, november 2018 ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"When Philip Johnson died in 2005 at the age of 98, he was still one of the most recognizable–and influential–figures on the American cultural landscape. The first recipient of the Pritzker Prize and MoMA’s founding architectural curator, Johnson made his mark as one of America’s leading architects with his famous Glass House in New Caanan, CT, and his controversial AT&T Building in NYC, among many others in nearly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biografie
Named Person: Philip Johnson; Philip Johnson; Philip Johnson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Lamster
ISBN: 9780316126434 0316126438
OCLC Number: 1080905342
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-490) and index.
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Description: xvii, 508 Seiten. : Illustrationen. ; 25 cm.
Contents: From Saul to Paul A Man of Style The Gold Dust Twins A New New Beginning An Apostate at Worship Cocktails on the Terrace The Head of the Circle The Irresistible Allure of the Fantastic
Other Titles: Philip Johnson, architect of the modern century.
Responsibility: Mark Lamster.

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A major new biography of architect and cultural provocateur Philip Johnson, one of the most influential and controversial figures in American cultural history.  Read more...

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