Frank O. Gehry, Kurt W. Forster

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Cantz, 1999 - Architecture - 131 pages
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With the recent triumph in Bilbao, Frank Gehry became one of the two or three living architects whose names are known outside the field. Within architecture and the arts, however, Gehry has longstanding and tremendous respect, and this conversation with the architectural historian and Getty Center Founding Director, Kurt W. Foster, testifies to the ways in which Gehry's concepts continue to invigorate not just the language of architecture, but the arts in general. The implicit sculpture of Gehry's work reveals a communion between artistic disciplines, and he has collaborated with the likes of Serra, Kelley, and Koons. This book furthers that open dialogue - which Gehry clearly views as essential - between the arts.

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Contents

Foreword
7
Conversation between Frank O Gehry and
17
Biographies
128

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About the author (1999)

George Nelson served as the design director of Herman Miller from 1946 to 1972. His books include "Chairs: 20th Century Landmarks in Design" and "Tomorrow's House," Kurt W. Forster is the Vincent Scully Professor of Architectural History at the Yale School of Architecture. He is co-author of "Frank O. Gehry: The Complete Works," Robert A. M. Stern is Dean and J. M. Hoppin Professor of Architecture at the Yale School of Architecture.

John Baldessari, geb. 1931, studierte er an der University of California in Berkeley und Los Angeles, am San Diego State College, Kalifornien und am Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles. Mit seinen Fototext- oder Fotocollage-Arbeiten sowie mit seinen spAteren Videos gilt John Baldessari als einer der einflussreichsten KA1/4nstler seit den spAten 1960er Jahren.

Liam Gillick, geb. 1964, studierte am Goldsmiths College, University of London. Liam Gillick arbeitet mit Architektur, Installationen, Design und Texten. 2002 wurde er fA1/4r den Turner Preis nominiert.

Lawrence Weiner, geb. 1942. Mit seiner konzisen und poetischen Verwendung von Sprache und der Betonung der materiellen Dimension von Kunst gehArt der Amerikaner zu den wichtigsten KonzeptkA1/4nstlern. Lawrence Weiner arbeitet hAufig im Affentlichen Raum und er hat eine Vielzahl von KA1/4nstlerbA1/4chern und Filmen produziert.