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Stationary for Philip Johnson

Designer:
Elaine Lustig Cohen, American, b. 1927
Client:
Philip Johnson, American, 1906 - 2005
Medium:
Lithograph on ivory wove paper
Type:
graphic design
Letterhead
Object Name:
Letterhead
Made in:
USA
Date:
1957
Credit Line:
Gift of Tamar Cohen and Dave Slatoff
Accession Number:
1993-31-84-2
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Letterhead for Philip Johnson. Name is printed in black at top center. Address follows beneath, aligned right. "copy" appears on the same line, aligned left. Paper is very translucent, as trace.
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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Van Dyke Squares

Designer:
Philip Johnson, American, 1906 - 2005
Manufacturer:
Arundell Clarke Ltd.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: screen printed with discharge on plain weave
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1953
Credit Line:
Gift of Arundell Clarke
Accession Number:
1956-150-8
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Length of printed cotton with densely arranged, irregular, soft squares of white on a deep blue ground, suggesting the windows of skyscrapers.
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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Dedication of Monumental Gates, New Harmony, Indiana

Photographer:
Mellow, James K., 1927-
Subject:
Johnson, Philip
Lipchitz, Jacques
Owen, Jane Blaffer
Physical description:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Ind.
Date:
1962
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14013
Summary:
Posed by the gates designed by Lipchitz for the Roofless church are: Philip Johnson (the architect), Lipchitz, Jane Blaffer Owen (whose Robert Lee Blaffer Trust initiated and funded the project), and the Right Rev. George F. Macleod of the Church of Scotland (chaplain to Queen Elizabeth).
Pasted on verso is a typewritten press release about the dedication of the gates.
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Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz, circa 1910-2001, bulk 1941-2001
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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[Glass House] [safety film negative]: a gravel path leads to the house

Architect:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Photographer:
Adams, Molly 1918-2003
Physical description:
1 safety film negative: b&w ; 2 x 2 in
Type:
Safety film negatives
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Fairfield County, New Canaan
Connecticut
New Canaan
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
Date:
1971
1971 Feb
Topic:
Gardens
Houses
Lawns
Trees
Walkways, gravel
Local number:
CT145004
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
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Archives of American Gardens
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[Glass House] [safety film negative]: lawn furniture provides seating outside of the Glass House

Architect:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Photographer:
Adams, Molly 1918-2003
Physical description:
1 safety film negative: b&w ; 2 x 2 in
Type:
Safety film negatives
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Fairfield County, New Canaan
Connecticut
New Canaan
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
Date:
1971
1971, Feb
Topic:
Gardens
Houses
Lawns
Trees
Lawn chairs
Outdoor furniture
Local number:
CT145005
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
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Archives of American Gardens
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Philip Johnson : the Glass House / edited by David Whitney and Jeffrey Kipnis

Glass House
Author:
Whitney, David
Kipnis, Jeffrey
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Book designer:
De Vicq de Cumptich, Roberto
De Vicq de Cumptich, Fearn
Subject:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005 Criticism and interpretation
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005 Homes and haunts
Glass House (New Canaan, Conn.)
Physical description:
xxxii, 174, [1] p. : ill., plans ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Connecticut
New Canaan
New Canaan (Conn.)
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
International style (Architecture)
Buildings, structures, etc
Call number:
NA737.J6 W4 1993
Notes:
"Book design by Roberto & Fearn de Vicq de Cumptich"--Verso of t.p
Contents:
Introduction : throwing stones--the incidental effects of a glass house / Jeffrey Kipnis -- Architecture opaque and transparent / Arthur Drexler -- House at New Canaan, Connecticut / Philip Johnson -- "Johnson" / Philip Johnson -- Full scale false scale / Philip Johnson -- Whence and whither : the processional element in architecture / Philip Johnson -- What makes me tick / Philip Johnson -- The Duke of Xanadu at home / Robert Hughes -- From Philip Johnson's eminent, elegant, practical world / Paul Goldberger -- From Forms under light / Calvin Tomkins -- The evolution of Philip Johnson's Glass House, 1947-1948 / Robert A. M. Stern -- From the introduction to Philip Johnson writings / Peter Eisenman -- Philip Johnson : history, genealogy, historicism / Craig Owens -- The Glass House revisited / Kenneth Frampton -- The house of dreams and memories : Philip Johnson at New Canaan / Francesco Dal Co -- Architect's retreat / Walter Wagner -- Improving his view / Rosamond Bernier -- Philip Johnson : the Glass House revisited / Vincent Scully -- Johnson and his Glass House : reflections / Joseph Giovannini -- Semper and two American glass houses / Robert Dell Vuyosevich
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Philip Johnson

Author:
Jacobus, John M
Subject:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Physical description:
127 p. illus., port. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1962
Call number:
NA737.J6 J3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Philip Johnson / Peter Blake

Author:
Blake, Peter 1920-2006-
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Subject:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005 Criticism and interpretation
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Physical description:
254 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Catalogs
Date:
1996
C1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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The international style / Henry-Russell Hitchcock and Philip Johnson ; with a new foreword by Philip Johnson

Author:
Hitchcock, Henry Russell 1903-1987
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Physical description:
269 p. : ill., plans ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
International style (Architecture)
Notes:
Includes index
"Originally published under the title: The International style: architecture since 1922"--T.p. verso
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[Glass House] [safety film negative]: interior view featuring 'Burial of Phocion' by Nicolas Poussin and Mies van der Rohe furniture

Architect:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Photographer:
Adams, Molly 1918-2003
Creator:
Mies van der Rohe, Ludwig 1886-1969
Poussin, Nicolas 1594?-1665
Physical description:
1 safety film negative: b&w ; 2 x 2 in
Type:
Safety film negatives
Place:
United States of America, New Jersey, Fairfield County, New Canaan
Connecticut
New Canaan
Glass House (New Canaan, Connecticut)
Date:
1971
1971, Feb
Topic:
Gardens
Houses
Interior views
Furniture
Works of art
Local number:
CT145007
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens
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Philip Johnson : life and work / by Franz Schulze

Author:
Schulze, Franz 1927-
Subject:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Physical description:
xi, 465 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1994
20th century
Topic:
Architects
Architecture--History
Call number:
NA737.J68 S39 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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The museum architecture of Philip Johnson: monumentality for the masses

Author:
Butler, Jeanne Folley
Subject:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Physical description:
ix, 163 p. illus. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
Topic:
Museum architecture
Call number:
NA737.J68 B9
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Philip Johnson and the Museum of Modern Art

Author:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Subject:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) History
Physical description:
167 p. : ill. (some col.), ports., plans ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1998
C1998
Call number:
NA737.J6 P45 1998
Contents:
Preface / John Elderfield -- Philip Johnson as donor to the Museum collections: an overview / Portrait of the curator as a young man / Terence Riley -- The Space and the frame: Philip Johnson as the Museum's architect / Peter Reed -- A Modern classic: The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden / Mirka Benes̆
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Layout : Philip Johnson im Gespräch mit Rem Koolhaas und Hans Ulrich Obrist = Philip Johnson in conversation with Rem Koolhaas and Hans Ulrich Obrist

Philip Johnson im Gespräch mit Rem Koolhaas und Hans Ulrich ObristPhilip Johnson in conversation with Rem Koolhaas and Hans Ulrich Obrist
Author:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Koolhaas, Rem
Obrist, Hans-Ulrich
Subject:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Physical description:
ca. 120 p. : ill ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Interviews
Place:
United States
Date:
2003
C2003
20th century
Topic:
Architecture--History
Notes:
Cover title
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Oral history interview with Margaret Scolari Barr concerning Alfred H. Barr, 1974 Feb. 22-May 13

Interviewee:
Barr, Margaret Scolari 1901-1987
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul
Subject:
Barr, Alfred H. Jr. 1902-1981
Clark, Stephen C (Stephen Carlton) b. 1882
D'Harnoncourt, Rene 1901-1968
Hitchcock, Henry-Russell 1903-1987
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Rockefeller, Nelson A (Nelson Aldrich) 1908-1979
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Physical description:
Sound recording: 2 sound tape reels ; 5 in
Transcript: 69 p
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1974
1974 Feb 22-May 13
20th century
Topic:
Art, Modern
Art museum directors
Museum directors
Local number:
AAA
AAA barr74
Notes:
Margaret Scolari Barr (1901-1987) was married to Alfred Barr, the director of the Museum of Modern Art and lived in New York. Mrs. Barr taught at Vassar (Italian) and the Spence School (art history), wrote several books, and translated others. She worked closely with her husband, on numerous of his projects
Summary:
An interview of Margaret Scolari Barr conducted 1974 Feb. 22-1974 May 13, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art
The interview primarily concerns her husband, Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr., the director of the Museum of Modern Art, but also touches upon her childhood in Italy, her educational background, and teaching at Vassar. She discusses her husband's career with the Museum of Modern Art, including his travel and entertaining for the museum, borrowing works of art, installing exhibitions, his work methods and published writings, the Rescue Committee for European Artists in World War II, and the 1958 fire at the Museum of Modern Art
She describes Alfred Barr's firing from the Museum of Modern Art in 1943. She recalls Steven Clark, Rene D'Harnoncourt, Henry Russell Hitchcock, Philip Cortelyou Johnson, Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, and others
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Clarke Memorial Fountain, (sculpture)

Stonehenge, (sculpture)
Architect:
Burgee, John
Johnson, Philip 1906-
Architectural firm:
Cole Associates
Medium:
Sculpture: Indiana limestone, brown granite; Fountain basin: black granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Fountain
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by University of Notre Dame Facilities Operations 100 Maintenance Center Notre Dame Indiana 46556
Located University of Notre Dame Fieldhouse Mall Notre Dame Indiana
Date:
1983. Dedicated 1986
Topic:
History--United States--World War II
History--United States--Korean War
History--United States--Vietnam War
Abstract
Control number:
IAS IN001045
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana survey, 1993
Summary:
Four limestone arches rise up out of a rectangular black granite fountain basin. Each arch is constructed of two 20 ton rough-hewn columns with a limestone cap. Within each arch is a fountain. In the center of the pool is a brown granite sphere with a fountain. Lights are mounted in the floor of the basin under each arch
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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Suzanne Glemet Memorial Gates, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Lipchitz, Jacques 1891-1973
Architect:
Johnson, Philip 1906-
Founder:
Roman Bronze Works
Medium:
Gilded bronze and structural steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Gate
Sculptures
Place:
Indiana
New Harmony
Date:
Dedicated May 1, 1962
Topic:
Homage--Glemet, Suzanne
Object--Letter
Object--Other--Wreath
Animal--Sheep
Religion--New Testament--Angel
Control number:
IAS 74110008
Notes:
Salmon, Thomas W., II, 1990
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana survey, 1993
Summary:
A gate decorated with an "alpha" and an "omega" symbols each encircled by wreath. Above the gate are winged cherubs holding a wreath which encircles a lamb
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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The international style [by] Henry-Russell Hitchcock and Philip Johnson. With a new foreword and appendix by Henry-Russell Hitchcock

Author:
Hitchcock, Henry Russell 1903-1987
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Physical description:
xiii, 260 p. illus., plans. 20 cm
Type:
Designs and plans
Date:
1966
1932
[1966]
Topic:
Architecture
Notes:
First published in 1932 under the title: The international style: architecture since 1922
"The international style twenty years after" by H.R. Hitchcock, an article written for the Architectural record of August 1951: p. 237-255
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(580 California Street Roof Figures), (sculpture)

Five Hundred Eighty California Street Roof Figures), (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Castanis, Muriel 1926-
Kelly, George M.
Architect:
Johnson, Philip 1906-
Burgee, John
Achilles, Stephen
Assistant:
Guinee, John
Fabricator:
Spring, Bob
Modern Art Foundry
Architectural firm:
John Burgee Architects with Philip Johnson
Medium:
Sculptures: fiberglass; Bases: aluminum
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Architectural component
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Gerald D. Hines Interests 580 California Street Cornice of mansard roof San Francisco California 94104
Date:
Commissioned March 1982. April 1985
Topic:
Figure group--Female
Control number:
IAS CA000990
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, California, San Francisco survey, 1993
Robertson, David, "Context and Collaboration for Contemporary Art: The Sculptural Program for 580 California Street," (Dickinson College, 1986)
Summary:
On each of four sides of building cornice, identical sets of three full-length, female figures. The shrouded faceless figures are seen standing with outstretched arms, dressed in classical robes with flowing sleeves. The figures are a muted grey-white color. The sculptures are placed on the 22nd floor rooftop ledge
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
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The Philip Johnson tapes : interviews by Robert A.M. Stern / edited by Kazys Varnelis

Author:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Stern, Robert A. M
Varnelis, Kazys
Subject:
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
Physical description:
207 p. : ill ; 27 cm
Type:
Interviews
Place:
United States
Date:
2008
C2008
20th century
Topic:
Architects
Architecture--History
Notes:
"A Buell Center/Columbia book of architecture."
Contents:
Encounters with Philip Johnson : a partial memoir / Robert A.M. Stern -- Upbringing -- MoMA and the international style -- The right -- Architecture school and military service -- Philip Johnson, architect -- MoMA and the practice in the 1950s -- Seagram -- Lincoln Center -- The institutional commissions -- Patronage, competition, and the new generation -- Afterword : Johnson's Rolodex / Kazys Varnelis
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