Inscribed first printing of this illustrated reflection on the work of early-20th century modernist architect Irving Gill, influential yet rarely written on.
Near fine in fine dust jacket.
IRVING GILL AND THE ARCHITECTURE OF REFORM
"An artist is known rather by what he omits." — Irving Gill
Irving Gill "radically redefined the architectural landscape of Southern California" (jacket); this volume is the first to comprehensively explore his work and influence.
New York: The Monacelli Press, (2000). 10'' x 10''. Original black boards. Original unclipped (no price) color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in black and white and color. 304 pages, including index. Inscribed by Hines to title page: "For Andre Fontaine. with all best wishes. from Thomas Hines. 2008." Autograph letter signed on UCLArts letterhead from Hines loosely laid in, dated 15 January 2008. Book has slight lean. Else sharp and bright.
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