Signed by Both Kisho Kurokawa and Charles Jencks
Metabolism in Architecture.
Kurokawa, Kisho; Introduction by Charles Jencks.$1,800.00
Item Number: 3955
London: Studio Vista, 1977.
First edition of this seminal work in architecture. Signed in both English and Japanese by Kurokawa and signed by Charles Jencks, who contributed the introduction. Also, included is a signed 8×10 piece of paper signed in English and Japanese by Kurokawa. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Kisho Kurokawa was a leading Japanese architect and the founder of the Metabolist Movement who has won over ten awards, including the 2005 Walpole Medal of Excellence, 2005 Shungdu Friendship Award, and 2006 International Architecture Award. Metabolism in Architecture is a manifesto of the Metabolist Movement, an architectural movement that fused ideas about architectural megastructures with those of organic biological growth.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Horizon Press, 1957.
First edition of the famed architect’s final book. Quarto, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by the author on the title page, “For Berry Frank Lloyd Wright 58.” Additionally initialed by Wright on the bottom right panel of the dust jacket. Also inscribed by Aaron Green on the front free endpaper to the same recipient, “With fond best wishes to Berry Xmas 1957 Aaron Green.” Green was a Wright protege, who worked on forty of Wright’s projects. A unique piece, signed twice by Wright and a well-known protege.
London: Ivorypress and Timezone 8, 2008.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original cloth. Signed by Norman Foster on the title page. In fine condition, without a dust jacket as issued.
Munich: Prestel, 2010.
First edition. Octavo, original illustrated boards. Signed by Norman Foster on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
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New York: Andy Warhol Books / Grosset & Dunlap, 1979.
First edition of Warhol’s candid and engaging photobook. Quarto, original cloth. Signed twice by Andy Warhol with a doodle of a heart on the half-title, and additionally signed by Warhol on the dust jacket. Fine in a very good dust jacket.