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Oral history interview with Philip Johnson, 1978

Creator: Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005
Project: New York's art world project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 64 pages. Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Architect.

Scope and Contents

Organization of International Exhibit of Modern Architecture and establishment of international style; Director, Department of Architecture, Museum of Modern Art, 1930-36, 1946-54; design of museum annex and courtyard, Glass House (1947), Seagram Building; questions of preservation, modernization; processional and monumental elements in architectural design.

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