Robert Venturi Signed Sketch.

"Less is a Bore&quot"; Letter signed by Famed architect Robert Venturi with a drawing

Robert Venturi Signed Sketch.

VENTURI, Robert.


Item Number: 140002

Philadelphia: The MIT Press, 2014.

Autograph signed letter by the Pritzker Prize-winning architect Robert Venturi on his letterhead. The note reads, “Dear John Thanks for asking Bob 8-12-14 wishing you well (who has added a large drawing of Venturi’s Mother’s House).” In fine condition.

"Their insight and analysis, reasoned back through the history of style and symbolism and forward to the recognition of a new kind of building that responds directly to speed, mobility, the superhighway and changing life styles, is the kind of art history and theory that is rarely produced. The rapid evolution of modern architecture from Le Corbusier to Brazil to Miami to the roadside motel in a brief 40-year span, with all the behavioral esthetics involved, is something neither architect nor historian has deigned to notice" (The New York Times).

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