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Riassunto: An original view of Frank Lloyd Wright emerges from these nine essays by Edgar Kaufmann, jr., a leading authority on Wright. For more than 50 years Kaufmann has studied this famous American architect - as a member of the Taliesin Fellowship, as a participant in the building of Fallingwater (perhaps Wright's best known work it was inherited by the author), and as a writer, editor, and teacher.
Collected here for the first time, Kaufmann's essays provide an in depth investigation of particular aspects of Wright's works and ideas. They are amply documented by texts and drawings, many of which have been unexamined until now.
The essays begin with an unexpected view of Wright's Froebel kindergarten training, which he acknowledged as having awakened his delight in the play of color and design Kaufmann then takes up Wright's initial exposure to a great concept of architecture in Louis Sullivan's office. He examines the nature of Wright's break from the Prairie School, his attitude toward precedents in architecture, his responses to the machine and to idealistic modernism as conceived around the 1930s, the impact on Wright of the Great Depression, and Wright's evolution toward an architecture of space and of unique integral ornamentation—both crucial contributions to a humane architecture of the future.
About the Author: Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., is Professor Emeritus of History of Architecture at Columbia University. An Architectural History Foundation Book.
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Descrizione libro The MIT Press, 1990. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fair. Ex-library: usual stamps and labels. No DJ. Book. Codice libro della libreria IF-S14R-C77O
Descrizione libro Mit Pr, Cumberland, Rhode Island, U.S.A., 1990. Cloth. Condizione libro: Fine+. Condizione sovraccoperta: Fine+. A beautiful copy showing the faintest shelf wear only. DJ in mylar cover. Codice libro della libreria 004095
Descrizione libro MIT, 1990. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. Exlibrary, usual markings. ; 158 pages. Codice libro della libreria 710142
Descrizione libro The MIT Press, 1989. Hard cover. Condizione libro: Fine in very good dust jacket. Codice libro della libreria Alibris.0006612
Descrizione libro The MIT Press. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. 0262111446 Small remainder mark bottom edge, minor shelfwear to jacket. Internally as new. Codice libro della libreria 34191
Descrizione libro Architectural History Foundation, New York. / MIT Press, Massachusetts. 1989., 1989. Square 8vo, 158pp, b/w illustrations & plans. A very good hardback copy in like dust jacket. Codice libro della libreria 61698
Descrizione libro MIT Press, Cambridge, 1990. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very good. 158pp. Very good hardback in a very good dustjacket. Codice libro della libreria 25297
Descrizione libro MIT Press, Cambridge, 1989. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good Unclipped. Illustrated (illustratore). 1st Edition. A bright, tight edition which includes a letter on personal embossed writing paper from Edgar Kaufmann's good friend & furniture architect, Paul Mayen, to the wife of Russell Lynes, past editor & art critic for Harper's Magazine. Frank Lloyd Wright built "Fallingwater" for Edgar's father. DJ is colorful w/slightest of soil & rubbing from handling; sunned spine. Text is firmly bound w/clean, unmarked pages. Book. Codice libro della libreria WS10980
Descrizione libro The Architectural History Foundation and The Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Cambridge, MA and New York, New York, 1989. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Near Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Near Fine. Edition Unstated. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Pale green cloth over boards, ix, 158 pages, illustrated with black-and-white photographs and drawings, commentaries have Notes and/or Sources, chapter of Publications by Edgar J. Kaufmann, Jr. Dust jacket is lightly scuffed/soiled. "An original view of Frank Lloyd Wright emerges from these nine essays by Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., a leading authority on Wright. Kaufmann's essays - three published here for the first time - are a series of probes into Wright's career. They are amply documented by text and drawings, many of which have been unknown until now." Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 9 oz. Category: Architecture; ISBN: 0262111446. Inventory No: 007890. Codice libro della libreria 007890
Descrizione libro The MIT Press, 1990. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Used: Acceptable. Codice libro della libreria SONG0262111446