Layout: Philip Johnson im Gespräch mit Rem Koolhaas und Hans Ulrich Obrist

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Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2003 - Art - 120 pages
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Listen to Johnson, one of America's most potent architectural forces, talk with Obrist, curator and interviewer extraordinaire, and Koolhaas, architect of the global moment. But listen also to the background sounds provided by German artist Thomas Bayrle's application of Johnson's saying, "I take collective skeletons and insert the appropriate flesh," to book design by way of "The New York Times,"

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About the author (2003)

Philip Johnson served as the first Director of Architecture at the Museum of Modern Art in 1932. In the seven decades since then, Johnson has designed some of America's landmarks, most notably his own home, the Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut.

Rem Koolhaas was born in Rotterdam in 1944. In 1975 he founded the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), which has become one of todayis most renowned and radical architecture firms.

Hans Ulrich Obrist (Zurich, Switzerland, 1968) is a Swiss curator and art critic. In 1993, he founded the Museum Robert Walser and was curator for contemporary art at the MusA(c)e d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. He presently serves as the Co-Director, Exhibitions and Director of International Projects at the Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, London.

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