The Resource Building art : the life and work of Frank Gehry, Paul Goldberger, (electronic resource)

Building art : the life and work of Frank Gehry, Paul Goldberger, (electronic resource)

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Building art : the life and work of Frank Gehry
Title
Building art
Title remainder
the life and work of Frank Gehry
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Paul Goldberger
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eng
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"From one of our foremost architectural writers: an engaging, brilliant exploration of the life and work of the most famous architect of our time, and one of the few architects ever to be widely admired by both critics and the general public.This first full-fledged critical biography of Frank Gehry presents and evaluates the work of a man whom fifty architects, critics, and historians assembled by Vanity Fair designated "the most important architect in the world." It discusses at length his major buildings: from his own house--an "exploded" Dutch Colonial in Santa Monica--to the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, which has almost single-handedly transformed contemporary architecture. It considers the work in light of Gehry's personal life: the influence of his immigrant grandparents, his two marriages, his close relationships to an unusual circle of celebrated clients and friends, his longtime therapist. It analyzes his carefully created "aw, shucks" persona and the intense ambition it masks; examines Gehry's anxieties about fame and how his "outsider" status as a Los Angeles architect allowed him to experiment in useful ways; and finally discusses how he thinks about and employs technology to change not just the way a building can look but the way architecture itself is practiced"--
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individual biography
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DLC
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  • 720.92
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
NA737.G44
LC item number
G65 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Building art : the life and work of Frank Gehry, Paul Goldberger, (electronic resource)
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Building art : the life and work of Frank Gehry, Paul Goldberger, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 485-488) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Night of the supermoon -- Canada -- To life in the sun -- Becoming an architect -- Dealing with authority -- Discovering Europe -- Restart in Los Angeles -- Independence -- Easing the edges -- A house in Santa Monica -- Fish and other shapes -- Onto the world stage -- Walt Disney Concert Hall : the first movement -- The Guggenheim and Bilbao -- Walt Disney Concert Hall : second movement -- New York : trials and triumps -- Frank at eighty -- The legacy of technology -- From Dwight Eisenhower to Louis Vuitton -- An archive and a legacy -- In Paris, looking back and looking forward
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First Edition.
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9781101875803
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gudc9g9
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