An exhibition in honor of Henry-Russell Hitchcock

Smith College Museum of Art, April 11-April 28, 1968.
  • 35 Pages
  • 4.71 MB
  • English
by , [Northampton, Mass
Art -- Exhibi
ContributionsHitchcock, Henry Russell, 1903-
LC ClassificationsN5020 .N95
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4892466M
LC Control Number76025170

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Museum of Art. An Exhibition in Honor of HENRY-RUSSELL HITCHCOCK. April Texts by Phyllis Williams Lehmann, Mary Bartlett Cowdrey and Robert Rosenblum. [(Festschrift/Tribute Henry-Russell Hitchcock).

Northampton. Smith College. Museum of Art.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An Exhibition in Honor of HENRY-RUSSELL HITCHCOCK. April Hitchcock, Henry-Russell (–87). American architectural critic and historian. In he published Modern Architecture, the first English-language book on the subject, and in he and Philip Johnson organized the celebrated exhibition at MoMA, NYC, entitled ‘Modern Architecture International Exhibition’, which brought European architects such as Le Corbusier, Gropius, Oud, and Mies.

Other articles where Henry-Russell Hitchcock is discussed: Philip Johnson: With Henry-Russell Hitchcock he wrote The International Style: Architecture Since (), which provided a description of (and also a label for) post-World War I modern architecture.

In Johnson returned to Harvard (, ), where he studied architecture with Marcel Breuer. An exhibition in honor of Henry-Russell Hitchcock: Smith College Museum of Art, This is also the book that established Henry-Russell Hitchcock as a pre-eminent American historian of modern architecture.

Built in USA: post-war Hitchcock, Henry-Russell "We were proud to be avant-gardists; we wore our enthusiasm as a badge of honor that distinguished us as culturally superior to those around us." Johnson said.

From this plateau of cultural superiority, Johnson and his MoMA collaborators Alfred H. Barr, Jr. and Henry-Russell Hitchcock eventually labeled this architecture “The International. It might be said that Henry-Russell Hitchcock and Philip Johnson discovered as well as defined "the International Style," and over the decades their book has served as both a flashpoint for criticism and a frame for growth in the architectural profession.

It has never been out of print in over sixty by: Henry-Russell Hitchcock has 29 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Henry-Russell Hitchcock’s most popular book is The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. Curated by Philip Johnson and Henry-Russell Hitchcock, the exhibition introduced an emerging architectural style characterized by simplified geometry and a lack of ornamentation; known as the.

Henry Russell may refer to. Henry Russell (musician) (/13–), English pianist, baritone singer and composer Henry Russell (impresario) (–), English impresario, conductor, and singing teacher Sir Henry Russell, 1st Baronet (–), British judge in India; Sir Henry Russell, 2nd Baronet (–), British 'Resident' at the court of Hyderabad in India.

And Henry Russell Hitchcock is the dean of American architectural historians, and the organizer of a exhibition on Buffalo's built environment.

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Their essays are followed by seven sections that delineate the city's neighborhoods, each provided with a map, neighborhood history, and a full complement of photographs with descriptive building. Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, –87, American architectural historian, b. Boston.

Educated at Harvard, Hitchcock taught at Smith College and New York Univ. His writings, which hel. Johnson spent a lot of time in Germany, ostensibly researching the flowering of European modern architecture, which would lead to the celebrated exhibition and book, “The International Style.

During his tenure he directed with Henry-Russell Hitchcock the Museum's Modern Architecture International Exhibition[MoMA exh, #15, Feb.

9 - Mar. 23, ]. Johnson returned to Harvard in to study architecture under Marcel Breuer and Walter Gropius at the Graduate School of Design, receiving a Bachelor of Architecture degree in May, Books by Henry-Russell Hitchcock In the Nature of Materials, The Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright (Da Capo Paperback) by Henry-Russell Hitchcock.

Architectural historian and Smith College professor; coined the term "International School" of modern architecture.

Hitchcock attended the Middlesex School and Harvard University. At Harvard he wrote for the avant garde newspaper Hound & Horn which Lincoln Kirstein () had founded.

There he also met the group of young intellectuals who would launch modernism in the. Modern Architecture book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Originally published inthis book demonstrates the architecture /5(9).

HENRY-RUSSELL HITCHCOCK AWARD – Thomas Jeckyll Architect and Designer, by Susan W. Soros and Catherine Arbuthnott for “a comprehensive, lucidly written exhibition catalogue that is a pioneering study which illuminates the career of this brilliant and unjustly forgotten Aesthetic Movement designer.”.

Book Written by Henry Russell Hitchcock and Philip Johnson - Written to record the International Exhibition of Modern Architecture held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in which identified, categorized and expanded upon characteristics common to Modernism across the world.

From this plateau of cultural superiority, Johnson and his MoMA collaborators Alfred H. Barr, Jr. and Henry-Russell Hitchcock eventually labeled this architecture “The International Style.” These authors argue that architects of the s and s abandoned the imitative "styles" of the nineteenth century in favor of designs prompted by.

Her book, "Herkomer: A Victorian Artist," was awarded the Henry-Russell Hitchcock prize by the Victorian Society of America for the best book of the year in donations in Lee's honor. Architecture by Henry-Russell Hitchcock,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10).

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The exhibition and Seidler’s work partly pay tribute to the significant influence that Van Doesburg’s Space-time construction #3 had on the architect.

Also of strong influence to Seidler was the seminal book Painting toward architecture () by Henry-Russell Hitchcock, which is.

Title: Early Victorian Architecture in Britain: Text Volume 9 of Yale historical publications: History of art Volume 1 of Early Victorian Architecture in Britain, Henry Russell Hitchcock Volume 9 of Yale publications in the history of art.

Scrivano's book is a tightly argued study of the work of Henry-Russell Hitchcock and the idea of modern archi-tecture, from the International Style exhibition of to the Latin Ameri-can architecture exhibition of (Hitchcock curated these shows for The Museum of Modern Art, New York).

He describes Hitchcock's art historical train. This copy Signed with a personal inscription by Philip Johnson, and dated This is the facsimile edition of the exhibition catalogue “Modern Architecture: Interational Exhibition” which took place in at the Museum of Modern Art.

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This important exhibition was curated by a very young Philip Johnson and Henry-Russell Hitchcock. This book examines a period which is far more than a prelude to the age of steel and concrete.

The first half-century culminated in the bold iron and glass of the Crystal Palace. There follows the creation of the modern styles of the era based on traditions of the past, and finally, in the 20th century, Art Nouveau and the modern architects in their generations - Perret, Wright, Gropius.

Museum of Modern Art, (exhibition) Henry-Russell Hitchcock and Philip Johnson, International Style, (book) Alvar Aalto, Finnish Pavilion, Paris World's Fair, The symposium was entitled 'Sir John Summerson and Henry-Russell Hitchcock: A Centenary Conference on Aspects of Architectural Historiography in the Author: Macarena de la Vega de León.

4 tower palazzo conception: A -B-A order b. pinwheel rotation implied by setbacks c. stasis: 3-sided cage & solid side d. rotation implied by repetition of motifs e. overlaying a bipartite, asymmetric. Henry-Russell Hitchcock, one of the country's most distinguished architectural historians and teachers, died of cancer yesterday in New York.

He was 83 years old. There, with Henry-Russell Hitchcock, Lewis Mumford, and Alfred H. Barr, Jr., he organized the exhibition Modern Architecture: International Exhibition, and published a book, The International Style: Modern Architecture sincewhich would eventually lend its name to the architectural movement it described.haps, all too familiar: the exhibition and book titled The.

international. Style, organized by Henry-Russell Hitchcock and Philip lohnson for the hluseuni of hlodern Art in New ~ork city in ' No doubt it is possible to exag- gerate the importance of the International Style exhibition.