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The architecture of Frank Furness

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Philadelphia Museum of Art, Distributed in cloth by University of Pennsylvania Press , Philadelphia
Furness, Frank, 1839-1912 -- Exhibitions, Architecture -- United States -- 19th century -- Exhibitions, Architecture -- United States -- 20th century -- Exhibi

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Statementby James F. O"Gorman.
GenreExhibitions.
ContributionsPhiladelphia Museum of Art.
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LC ClassificationsNA737.F84 A4 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination215 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2382617M
ISBN 100876330154, 0812279573
LC Control Number87011339

Frank Furness was a The architecture of Frank Furness book eccentric and to the casual observer he appeared to have a violent mind, hence the catchy title to this book. I found the title to be unfortunate and misleading, however, as Furness actually was mentally stable and aggressively pursued his own philsophy of architecture which frequently resulted in buildings with startling by: 3.

Awarded a Book Award by the Victorian Society in America. Frank Furness () has remained a curiosity to architectural historians and critics, somewhere between an icon and an enigma, whose importance and impact have yet to be properly evaluated or : George E.

Thomas. Frank Furness Architecture in the Age of the Great Machines George E. Thomas. Foreword by Alan Hess. pages | 7 x 10 | 34 color, 84 b/w illus. Cloth | ISBN | $t | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the Haney Foundation Series View table of contents and excerpt.

Awarded a Book. Frank Furness’ world corresponds to the industrial culture that developed in Philadelphia and spread across the western world after the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition.

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Like Chicago, Glasgow, and Berlin where the next phases of modern appeared, Philadelphia’s institutions were led by industrialists, engineers, and scientists who in their. Frank Heyling Furness, (bornPhiladelphia—died JMedia, Pa., U.S.), U.S.

architect, significant for the forceful originality of his buildings and for his influence on Louis H. Sullivan, who was a draftsman in for the Philadelphia firm of Furness and Hewitt (later Furness, Evans, & Company). The work of Furness, who was familiar with the architectural.

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Architecture of Frank Furness. [Philadelphia] Philadelphia Museum of Art [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Frank Furness; Frank Furness; Frank Furness: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James F O'Gorman; George E Thomas; Hyman Myers; Philadelphia Museum of Art.

A sweeping assessment of the entire career of Frank Furness that features more than one hundred illustrations, George E. Thomas's book argues that modern American architecture, in design and genealogy, is rooted in the industrial culture of.

Architecture of Frank Furness. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art: Distributed in cloth by University of Pennsylvania Press, [], © (OCoLC) Named Person: Frank Furness; Frank Furness; Frank Furness: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James F O'Gorman; Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Frank Furness book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Frank Furness () has remained a curiosity to architectural historia Ratings: 0. Elaborate architecture flourished during America's Gilded Age, and Frank Furness designed some of the most flamboyant. His mentor, Richard Morris Hunt, gave Furness a foundation in the teachings of John Ruskin, the Gothic Revival style, and Beaux Arts.

However, when Furness opened his own practice, he began to combine these ideas with other. Media contact: Noelle Lemoine, communications assistant; tele: () ; email: [email protected] WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., J -- The June issue of the New Criterion calls the book, "Frank Furness: Architecture and the Violent Mind," "uncommonly well written." Just published by W.

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O'gorman. Send Email. Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Review: The Architecture of Frank Furness by James F. O'Gorman, Cervin Robinson' and. Sullivan was greatly inspired by the Transcendental values of Frank Furness, for whom he worked. Sullivan learned from Furness how to express Transcendentalist ideals through his architecture, and Author: Eliza Nobles.

Read an Excerpt. Foreword The American Creativity of Frank Furness Alan Hess. As an architectural historian of the American West, I have always been drawn to the exuberance of the region's modern designs that hang from poles, jut out from cliffs, border great highways, and disrupt the narrative of modern architecture as it has been written since the Museum of Brand: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

PAFA’s Historic Landmark Building is considered one of Frank Furness’s most iconic works. Courtesy of Library of Congress By all accounts, the modern movement in architecture in the U.S. is typically considered to have flourished in the s, spearheaded by the Father of Modernism, Louis Sullivan. Send Email.

Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Review: Frank Furness: Architecture and the Violent Mind by Michael J. Lewis' and will not need an account to access the content. Frank Furness: Inventing Modern. Projects. Furness’ projects span the building types of his day with important clusters of institutional buildings for universities, schools, hospitals, and libraries, railroad stations from the Hudson River to Pittsburgh, urban and suburban domestic architecture extending to the far reaches of Maine where his.

Lewis talked about his biography, [Frank Furness: Architecture and the Violent Mind], published by W.W. Norton. The author described the life. "This first biography of the flamboyant personality whom Louis Sullivan dubbed "the dog man" shows Furness a man of his age, immersed in its most powerful currents and forces.

It details his abolitionist upbringing in staid Philadelphia, the transformative experience of the Civil War (in which he served as a cavalry officer and earned a Congressional Medal of Honor), and its.

Born in Philadelphia, the son of the Rev. William Henry Furness, Frank Furness was educated in private schools in the city. He then apprenticed to John Fraser in but soon joined the New York atelier of Richard Morris Hunt, wherein he learned the medievalized eclectic forms which he would later popularize in the Philadelphia area.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpPages: Frank Furness () Among the major architects who helped give shape to Victorian Philadelphia was Frank Furness.

In the years following the Civil War, Furness and his associates dotted the Philadelphia landscape with a remarkable group of buildings ranging from factories and warehouses to schools, hospitals, banks, railroad stations, and private residences. Evolving Transcendentalism in Literature and Architecture: Frank Furness, Louis Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright, by Naomi Tanabe Uechi This book first published Cambridge Scholars Publishing 12 Back Chapman Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2XX, UK British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is.

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