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The architecture of Philip Johnson

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Published by Bulfinch Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johnson, Philip, -- 1906-,
  • Architecture -- United States -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Statementforeword, Philip Johnson ; photography, Richard Payne ; essay, Hilary Lewis ; text, Stephen Fox
    ContributionsJohnson, Philip, 1906-2005, Payne, Richard, Lewis, Hilary, 1962-, Fox, Stephen
    The Physical Object
    Pagination330 p. :
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15362299M
    ISBN 100821227882
    LC Control Number2002102356

    “The book is a valuable account of Philip Johnson’s life, but it also goes beyond being an individual’s biography, setting an example for the historical treatment of flawed geniuses.” —Curbed “Lamster’s deep dive into the life and career of Philip Johnson pays off in spades.” —Architects’ Newspaper, best book . Volner’s new book details Johnson’s most famous works, his home, The Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, for which Johnson drew on his familiarity with and appreciation for the German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; as well as his work on The Seagram Building in New York, the Manhattan tower block that one critic called “the millennium’s most important building,” which.

    A spectacular visual biography of one of the most celebrated architects and cultural icons of the twentieth century With his elegant suits and trademark round black glasses, Philip Johnson - a witty, wealthy, and well-connected architect - was for many years the most powerful figure in the society and politics of his profession. This impressively illustrated book traces his seven decades of. Emerging bravely from the glassy sea of Madison Avenue skyscrapers in midtown Manhattan, the open pediment atop Philip Johnson and John Burgee’s AT&T Building (now the Sony Tower.

    Philip Johnson consistently dealt with the concept of appropriation and used it as a design strategy from the very beginning of his illustrious career. A singular taste-maker, Philip Johnson influenced art, architecture and design during the second half of the 20th century. Stanley Marcus approached the architect Philip Johnson in with an idea for a new commission. Six years earlier, John F. Kennedy had been killed in the streets of Dallas, and now some members.


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Philip Johnson, the most famous, influential and important architect of Post-War America gets here what he deserves: a monumental opus, gorgeously designed and filled with magnificent color photographs that surveys each and every one of the extant buildings designed by the "dean" of American by: 4.

Philip Johnson's imprint is indelibly stamped on cities across America. From New York's AT&T (now Sony) Building to his famous Glass House in Connecticut, Johnson's innovative designs and widespead influence have made him the undisputed dean of 20th-century a foreword by Johnson himself, an essay by his biographer Hilary Lewis, and over color photographs accompanied by 4/5.

Maureen Cassidy-Geiger's new tome, The Philip Johnson Glass House: Architect in the Garden, charts the evolution of the house's acre grounds in captivating detail the multitude of design ideas on display at the Glass House is awe-inducing.5/5(5).

ABOUT THE AUTHOR A spectacular visual biography of one of the most celebrated architects and cultural icons of the twentieth century With his elegant suits and trademark round black glasses, Philip Johnson - a witty, wealthy, and well-connected architect - was for many years the most powerful figure in the society and politics of his profession.

"With a foreword by Johnson himself, an essay by his biographer Hilary Lewis, and nearly color and black-and-white photographs accompanied by detailed building descriptions presented in chronological order, this is the book on Philip Johnson's architecture. A wonderful book on the architecture of Philip Johnson.

Illustrated with 51 color plates with plans of Johnson's major buildings. Introductory essay by Henry-Russell Hitchcock. Also includes a thorough chronology of all of Johnson's architecture and a bibliography of writings by and about the architect.

Author Mark Lamster's biography of architect Philip Johnson, "The Man in the Glass House", is a superb examination of a man who, in many ways, was /5(31).

Johnson spent a lot of time in Germany, ostensibly researching the flowering of European modern architecture, which would lead to the celebrated exhibition and book, “The International Style,” that. In “The Man in the Glass House,” a new biography of Philip Johnson, we are asked to contemplate why the impresario of twentieth-century architecture Author: Nikil Saval.

According to author Hugh Howard,in his book, "Architecture's Odd Couple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson" the leading two would have been Wright and Johnson. Both men - who knew and influenced each other in Wright's later years and Johnson's earlier ones - along with others like Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, have been the defining and innovative architects from the early 's /5(24).

Philip Johnson's imprint is indelibly stamped on cities across America. From New York's AT&T (now Sony) Building to his famous Glass House in Connecticut, Johnson's innovative designs and widespead influence have made him the undisputed dean of 20th-century architecture.

With a foreword by Johnson himself, an essay by his biographer Hilary Lewis, 5/5(1). Buy a cheap copy of The Architecture of Philip Johnson book by Philip Johnson.

Philip Johnson's imprint is indelibly stamped on cities across America and his influence can be felt worldwide. His distinctive designs and widespread influence Free shipping over $ Philip Cortelyou Johnson (July 8, – Janu ) was an American architect best known for his works of modern and postmodern his best known designs are his modernist Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, and postmodern Madison Avenue in New York, designed for AT&T, and South La Salle Street in Chicago.

Inhe was awarded an American Institute Awards: Pritzker Prize (), AIA Gold Medal (). A "smoothly written and fair-minded" (Wall Street Journal) biography of architect Philip Johnson — a finalist for the National Book Critic's Circle Philip Johnson died in at the age of 98, he was still one of the most recognizable and influential figures on the American cultural landscape.

Designed by Johnson and partner John Burgee, the massive "cathedral of commerce" is considered an early example of postmodern architecture. Perhaps the most important among all of these is Johnson’s own book, PHILIP JOHNSON: THE ARCHITECT IN HIS OWN WORDS, which brings together much of.

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Philip Cortelyou Johnson was a well-known American postmodern architect, with many of his works revolutionizing modern American architecture.

Some of his best works include the Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, Madison Avenue in New York, and South La Salle Street in Chicago. Johnson turned explicitly to the 18th century for his design of the Gerald D.

Hines College of Architecture at the University of Houston (–85); it was based on unexecuted plans published by the French architect Claude-Nicolas Ledoux. Johnson’s partner in these endeavours (–91) was the architect John Henry Burgee. Philip Johnson was a notable American architect and theorist, best known for the design of his house, the Glass House, in New Canaan, CT.

Johnson was a prominent advocate of the International style, and played a vital role in defining postmodernist architecture. He was a proud recipient of the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize in.

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