MIES VAN DER ROHE , BY PHILIP JOHNSON MOMA 1947

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MIES VAN DER ROHE, BY PHILIP JOHNSON, THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART. 1ST EDITION, COPYRIGHT 1947, HARDCOVER. MEASURES 8X10.25". 207 PAGES. HUNDREDS OF GORGEOUS B&W PHOTOS, SKETCHES AND DESIGNS.

BOOK WAS PUBLISHED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION HELD AT THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART IN 1947. PHILIP JOHNSON, THEN DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN ORGANIZED THE EXHIBITION AND WROTE ITS CATALOG. IT WAS THE FIRST BOOK ON MVDR TO BE PUBLISHED AND IT HAS BEEN THE STANDARD WORK EVER SINCE. 187 ILLUSTRATIONS- PHOTOS OF MIES'S BUILDINGS, INTERIORS, FURNITURE. REPRODUCTIONS OF HIS PLANS AND SKETCHES FOR PROJECTS ARE INCLUDED.

FEATURES BARCELONA CHAIR, MR CHAIRS, TUGENDHAT CHAIR, BRNO CHAIR, BARCELONA PAVILION , TUGENDHAT HOUSE , BOILER PLANT IIT CHICAGO, APARTMENTS 860 LAKE SHORE DR , CHICAGO, FIFTY BY FIFTY HOUSE, ULRICH HOUSE , FARNSWORTH HOUSE , AND MANY MORE

CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, PREFACE, 1886-1919, 1919-1925, 1925-1937, 1937-1947, WRITINGS BY MIES VAN DER ROHE, BRIEF CHRONOLOGY, LIST OF WORKS, BIBLIOGRAPHY, PHOTOGRAPHERS CREDITS, INDEX