Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me A Bauhaus
Profiles in Architecture & DesignBook - 2020
Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bauhaus' collects the unparalleled writings of legendary British wordsmith Janet Abrams for the first time. From pivotal figures in international modernism to the pioneers of digital medium, Abrams explored the ideas, theories, and emotions that fueled their work.0The book's twenty-six profiles, written in Abrams's signature, personal, often hilarious style, include Reyner Banham, Berthold Lubetkin, Philip Johnson, Paul Rand, Phyllis Lambert, Frank Gehry, Rem Koolhaas, Muriel Cooper, April Greiman, and Michael Bloomberg. Many of the profiles are back in print for the first time, having originally appeared in Blueprint, I.D. magazine, the Independent, and in books and catalogs from the 1980s through the early 2000s. A foreword by Blueprint's founding editor, Deyan Sudjic, and new reflections by Abrams set the stage.
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2020.
Copyright Date: ©2021
Characteristics: 319 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Daddy would not buy me a Bauhaus
From Library Staff
A great collection of essays on modern architecture and design from the fantastic mind of Janet Abrams. Her writing draws you in to the minds of architects and designers, inviting readers to
ponder the possibilities of the built world.