Architecture + Process: Gehry Talks; Signed by Frank Gehry
Architecture + Process: Gehry Talks.
Item Number: 517
New York: Rizzoli, 2005.
First edition. Octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page. Illustrated and with commentary by Gehry throughout.
Gehry Talks: Architecture + Process documents Gehry's work from 1988 to the present, tracing his evolution from a Southern California architect known for his idiosyncratic use of materials, as well as his collaborations with local artists, to an international figure who is redefining modernism with his sculpturally expressionistic work.
Other Books by this Author
"the greatest building of our time" (Philip Johnson) First Edition of Frank Gehrys Monograph on the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; Signed by Him
New York: Guggenheim Museum, 1998.
First edition. Quarto, original boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by Frank Gehry at the preface.
First Edition of the First Monograph on Frank Gehry's Masterpiece The Walt Disney Concert Hall; Signed by Him
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2003.
First edition of this volume on Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Preface by Deborah Borda. Introduction by Frank Gehry. With essays by Richard Koshalek and Dana Hutt, Carol McMichael Reese, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Michael Wood. Photography by Grant Mudford.
New York: Abrams, 2001.
First edition of this work on the architect Frank Gehry. Oblong quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page. Fine in near fine dust jacket.
Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004.
First edition of the Canadian-born American architect’s book of architectural drawings. Octavo, original cloth, silver endpapers, illustrated. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “For William, Frank Gehry 2005.” Fine in a fine dust jacket. Essays by Horst Bredekamp, Rene Daalder, and Mark Rappolt. Commentary by Frank Gehry, Edwin Chan, and Craig Webb. Edited by Mark Rappolt and Robert Violette.
New York: Rizzoli, 1999.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original illustrated boards, illustrations throughout. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page. Edited by Mildred Friedman. Essay by Michael Sorkin. Commentary by Gehry throughout.
"Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness": First Edition of The Architecture of Frank Gehry; Inscribed by Frank Gehry
New York: Rizzoli Publishers, 1986.
First edition of this early monograph of the work of renowned architect Frank Gehry. Oblong quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Inscribed by Frank Gehry on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Essays by Rosemarie Haag Bletter, Coosje van Bruggen, Mildred Friedman, Joseph Giovannini, Thomas S. Hines, Pilar Vilades. Commentaries by Frank Gehry
New York: Electra, 2003.
First paperback edition. Quarto, original illustrated wrappers. In fine condition. Signed by Frank Gehry on the title page.
"Vogue has sometimes been called a civilizing force. If that is true, perhaps it is because a civilization, to endure, needs voices to sing its praise": The World in Vogue; inscribed to actress Vivien Leigh from Cecil Beaton
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First edition of this work on the groundbreaking publication Vogue. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated. Association copy, inscribed on the front free endpaper to actress Vivien Leigh from Cecil Beaton, “Merry Xmas, Vivien darling, with all my love always – Dec. 25/’63.” Near fine in a fine dust jacket with a few tears.
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Accordion-fold album of photographic views, showing landmarks of old Cairo, including: General View and the Great Mosque Sultan Hassan; Procession of the Holy Carpet; Blue Mosque; Soliman Pasha Street; British Soldiers Traversing Kamel Street; Kursaal Casino; Continental Hotel; Shepheard’s Hotel and The Matarieh Holy Tree. Small octavo, original maroon morocco, stamped in white and gilt, mounted view on cover.
"I like complexity and contradiction in architecture": First Edition of Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture "an essential document in architectural literature"; Warmly Inscribed by Robert Venturi
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First edition of this essential document of architectural literature. Octavo, original gray cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Al, Friendship and respect Bob Venturi.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear.
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Signed limited first edition of American poet George Bradley’s Where the Blue Begins. One of only 120 numbered copies signed by George Bradley and abstract expressionist Elaine de Kooning. Quarto, original blue illustrated wrappers by Claire Maziarczyk. Original silkscreen frontispiece by Elaine de Kooning with loose rice paper tissue guard present. In fine condition. An excellent example.