Cover design for "Philip Johnson: Architecture 1949-1965," by Henry-Russell Hitchcock and Philip Johnson. White ground with printed black text at top and bottom of front cover, the "J" and "h" in "Johnson" with details at top of each letter.
Vertical format map of New Canaan, Connecticut. Black lines indicate streets with some identified by name in printed black tex. Red lines identify the route to houses by Philip Johnson, eleven of which are identified by small red squares.
Philip Johnson : the Glass House / edited by David Whitney and Jeffrey Kipnis
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005
De Vicq de Cumptich, Roberto
De Vicq de Cumptich, Fearn
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005 Criticism and interpretation
Johnson, Philip 1906-2005 Homes and haunts
Glass House (New Canaan, Conn.)
xxxii, 174,  p. : ill., plans ; 29 cm
New Canaan (Conn.)
"Book design by Roberto & Fearn de Vicq de Cumptich"--Verso of t.p.
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
Dedication of Monumental Gates, New Harmony, Indiana
Mellow, James K., 1927-
Owen, Jane Blaffer
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1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
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.
Dedication of Monumental Gates, New Harmony, Indiana, 1962 / James K. Mellow, photographer. Jacques Lipchitz papers and Bruce Bassett papers concerning Jacques Lipchitz, circa 1910-2001, bulk 1941-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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
Sculpture: Indiana limestone, brown granite; Fountain basin: black granite
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 46556
1983. Dedicated 1986
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana survey, 1993.
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.
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