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Philip Johnson: The Constancy of Change by  Philip; Emmanuel J. Petit; Robert A.M. Stern Johnson - Hardcover - 2009 - from A&D Books and

Philip Johnson: The Constancy of Change

by Johnson, Philip; Emmanuel J. Petit; Robert A.M. Stern

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New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2009. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine/As New cloth-bound hardcover in a Fine/As New dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. Edited by Emmanuel J. Petit; foreword by Robert A.M. Stern; essays by Beatriz Colomina, Peter Eisenman, Kurt W. Forster, Mark Jarzombek, Charles Jencks, Phyllis Lambert, Reinhold Martin, Detlef Mertins, Joan Ockman, Terence Riley, Vincent Scully, Michael Sorkin, Kazys Varnelis, Stanislaus von Moos, Ujjval Vyas, and Mark Wigley. 274 pages; 53 color and 163 b&w illustrations; 8.75 x 10.75 inches. Index. In sixteen essays, the architectural establishment present their ideas on Johnson, his enormous influence as a curator, and the mixed quality of his built legacy from historical, theoretical and sociological perspectives. Among the topics covered are Johnson’s wide-ranging knowledge of art history, his endorsement of different versions of architectural modernism, his use of rhetoric and the mass media, his social persona, and his politics of patronage.


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