Stanford White

Stanford White

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Based on the archives of the Avery Architectural Library of Columbia University and the New York Historical Society, this refreshing portrait of one of America's most prominent architects is at the same time a document of the sweeping social and cultural changes taking place in the country at the turn of the twentieth century. A biography of Stanford White and more, the book recovers a neglected yet significant part of White's career -- a career that not only set the bar for twentieth-century architecture but also defined the newly emerging profession of interior design.Decorator in Opulence and Dealer in Antiquities Wayne Craven ... 20, 23, 64a€”67 , 112; interior decorators of, 9a€”11; sales of national treasures in, 20, 39-40, 62- 63; Whitea#39;s buying trips to, 1, 15-16, ... 131 Gimpel aamp; Wildenstein, 211 Glaenzer, Eugene, 11, 132, 155 Gobelins Tapestry Works, 37, 43, 44, 199, 229n.52 Godwin , anbsp;...

Title:Stanford White
Author:Wayne Craven
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2005


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