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The Architecture of Philip Johnson

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Philip Johnson's imprint is indelibly stamped on cities across America. From New York's AT&T (now Sony) Building to his famous Glass House in Connecticut, Johnson's innovative designs and widespead influence have made him the undisputed dean of 20th-century architecture.With a foreword by Johnson himself, an essay by his biographer Hilary Lewis, and over 400 color phot ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published September 14th 2002 by Bulfinch Press
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Philip Cortelyou Johnson (July 8, 1906 – January 25, 2005) was an influential American architect.
In 1930, he founded the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. In 1978 he was awarded an American Institute of Architects Gold Medal and in 1979 the first Pritzker Architecture Prize. He was a student at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Johnson was gay
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