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The Idea of Louis Sullivan

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Louis Sullivan (1856-1924) is one of America's most famous and influential architects -- an American Master in the words of John Szarkowski. In 1956, before Szarkowski gained fame as the Director of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art, he was the author/photographer of a book on Sullivan. Published by the University of Minnesota Press. The Idea of Louis Sullivan has lo ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published October 5th 2000 by Little, Brown & Company (first published September 1st 2000)
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Jennifer
A very poetic and personal photo/text diary by Szarkowsky himself in 1956 (renewed copyright edition 1984 is exquisitely printed witsch duotone photos for this latest new edition from 2000). Shows John Szaarkowsky the scholar, historian and the artist.
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John Szarkowski was an influential photographer, curator, historian, and critic. From 1962 to 1991 Szarkowski was the Director of Photography at New York's Museum of Modern Art.
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