Portraits Of The New Architecture
Price $75.00
Price $75.00
Through the brilliant photography of Richard Schulman and an insightful introduction by The New Yorker critic Paul Goldberger, Portraits of the New Architecture celebrates the 50 personalities who have reinvented architecture in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. From Philip Johnson and I. M. Pei to Richard Meier and Daniel Libeskind, Portraits emphasizes the magnetism of the architects as well as their creations. Schulman’s insightful photographs reveal the essence of each person, whether thoughtful, understated, a bit narcissistic, stoic, or slightly playful. With highly personalized representations of the architects themselves and images and design plans of their best work, the book explores the architect-as-superstar phenomenon: What does it mean that architecture today has become a style statement and marketing tool?
ISBN: 9782843235733
13.1 x 9.8"
216 pages
About The Author
Richard Schulman has earned commissions to photograph leading artists, collectors, and patrons of the arts, as well as architectural masterpieces. Schulman's work has appeared in numerous books and magazine, including The New York Times, the London Times, Vanity Fair, Time, Paris-Match, Metropolis, and Der Spiegel. He currently leactures on the history of photography at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Paul Goldberger is architecture critic of The New Yorker and Dean of Parsons School of Design. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his architecture criticism for The New York Times, and he is the author of numerous books, including the recently published Up From Zero: Politics, Architecture, and the Rebuilding of New York (Random House).
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