Kipnis, Jeffrey. (Philip Johnson.)
Title PHILIP JOHNSON RECENT WORK. ARCHITECTURAL MONOGRAPHS NO 44. (PHILIP JOHNSON, RITCHIE & FIORE ARCHITECTS.)
Publisher (Academy Editions, London, 1996).
Seller ID 12713
127 pp, 4to (12" H), soft cover with self-flaps. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photographs, drawings, plans. "The recent projects featured in this monograph chart another stage in the career of this architectural chameleon, now in his ninetieth year, and only serve to demonstrate his enthusiasm and propensity for new ideas and forms. In an informal interview with Frank Gehry and Jeffrey Kipnis, he discusses the accumulation and generation of these ideas through interaction with his contemporaries, including Frank Gehry himself and Peter Eisenman. The volume also reveals the methods of construction and engineering which are devised to realise the latest built forms, explained in several texts by Philip Johnson and his colleagues. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, tiny bump at bottom of spine, rubbing to glossy covers - no color loss, tiny scuff with scratches on rear cover. VG-