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Philip Johnson: The Constancy of Change

Philip Johnson: The Constancy of Change


JOHNSON. Petit, Emmanuel

ed. Cl. New Haven, 2009

Book ID: 80424

In this book, sixteen eminent voices in the architectural establishment present their ideas on Johnson, focusing on both his eclectic design approach and his vivid intellect. 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.

288 pp., 53 color, 163 B&W illus.