The man in the Glass House : Philip Johnson, architect of the modern century (Book, 2018) []
skip to content
The man in the Glass House : Philip Johnson, architect of the modern century Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

The man in the Glass House : Philip Johnson, architect of the modern century

Author: Mark Lamster
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"When Philip Johnson died in 2005 at the age of 98, he was still one of the most recognizable-and influential-figures on the American cultural landscape. The first recipient of the Pritzker Prize and MoMA's founding architectural curator, Johnson made his mark as one of America's leading architects with his famous Glass House in New Canaan, CT, and his controversial AT & T Building in NYC, among many others in

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Philip Johnson; Philip Johnson; Philip Johnson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Lamster
ISBN: 9780316126434 0316126438
OCLC Number: 1059578638
Description: xvii, 508 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The Master's Joy --
From Saul to Paul --
A Man of Style --
Show Time --
The Maestro --
The Gold Dust Twins --
An American Führer --
Pops --
A New New Beginning --
An Apostate at Worship --
Crutches --
Cocktails on the Terrace --
Third City --
Towers and Power --
The Head of the Circle --
Things Fall Apart --
The Irresistible Allure of the Fantastic.
Other Titles: Philip Johnson, architect of the modern century
Responsibility: Mark Lamster.


A major new biography of architect and cultural provocateur Philip Johnson, one of the most influential and controversial figures in American cultural history.  Read more...


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


All user tags (1)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

  • ARCH  (by 1 person)
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.