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Wayne Andrews Hedrich Blessing Richard Bock Henry Fuermann & Sons Pedro Guerrero Gilman Lane Grant Carpenter Manson Richard Nickel (1928-1972) Edgar L. Obma John Gordon Replinger WAYNE ANDREWS Date: 1955
Title: Architecture, Ambition and Americans. A history of American architecture, from the beginning to the present, telling the story of the outstanding buildings, the men who designed them and the people for whom they were built. (Hard Cover) (Published by Harper & Brothers, New York)
Author: Andrews, Wayne
Description: Andrews published many articles in the 1940-50s. Harper’s Bazaar - July 1948; Saturday Review - November 14, 1953; Perspectives USA No. 4 - Summer 1953. Chapter 6, H: The Chicago Story. "Young Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright is credited, even by his enemies, with being the greatest architect of the twentieth century. He is the greatest artist to emerge from the Middle West, the only one who may be said to have conquered Chicago. One reason for his success is that he had always known what he wanted. ‘You’ve got to have guts to be an architect!’ he has said. ‘People will come to you and tell you what they want, and you will have to give them what they need...’ " 17 illustrations and photographs by Wayne Andrews include: Coonley (2); Bradley (1); Lloyd Lewis (1); Taliesin (1); Fallingwater (2); Johnson Wax Co. (2); V. C. Morris (2); Florida Southern College (1); Unitarian Meeting House (2); Taliesin West (3). (Fifth Edition)
Size: 6 x 9.5
Pages: Pp 315
Title: Architecture in Michigan. A photographic Survey (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Wayne State University, Detroit)
Author: Andrews, Wayne
Description: Wayne Andrews was born on September 5, 1913. He graduated from Harvard College in 1936. He was the Curator of Manuscripts at the New York Historical Society, and an editor at Charles Scribner's Sons. He received a doctorate at Columbia University in1956. His PhD was published as Architecture, Ambition, and Americans, Harper's, 1955. He was the American Art Professor at Wayne State University, Detroit from 1964 to 1983. He published many articles: Harper’s Bazaar - July 1948, Pp 76; Perspectives USA No. 4 - Summer 1953, Pp 115-125; Marj - December 1953, Pp 5-10; The Saturday Review - November 14, 1953, Pg 15-16; House Beautiful - February 1965, Pp 90-103; He died August 17, 1987, in Paris. His collection of architectural photographs are in the stewardship of Esto Photographic. Includes nine plates of Wrights work; 34) May; 36) Maxwell; 37) Alpaugh; 38/39) Palmer; 40/41) Schultrz; 42) Harper; 43) Meyer. Original list price $6.95. (First Edition)
Size: 9 x 6.25
Pages: Pp 112 Unpaginated
Title: Architecture in New York, A Photographic History (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Atheneum, New York)
Author: Andrews, Wayne
Description: In 255 photographs, magnificently reproduced, the incredible range of the architecture of New York State, from Manhattan Island to Chautauqua County, is surveyed by a connoisseur (dust jacket). Section on Frank Lloyd Wright, pages 147-155. Includes photographs of Darwin D. Martin Residence, Larkin Building (2), Boynton and Davidson Residences, Heath Residences (2), Friedman Residences (2), Guggenheim Museum (3) plus the cover. Original list price $17.50 until Dec. 25, 1969, then $20.00. (First Edition) (Sweeney 1758)
Size: 8.75 x 11.5
Pages: Pp 188
Title: Architecture in America. A Photographic History From The Colonial Period To The Present (Soft Cover) (Published by New York Atheneum Publishers, New York)
Author: Andrews, Wayne
Description: Originally published in 1960. "In more than 250 photographs, finally reproduced, the entire range of American architecture, from the beginning to the present, is brilliantly surveyed... Wayne Andrews is a writer who thirty-six years ago began wondering what American architecture looked like. Since that time he and his camera have explored forty-five states and the District of Columbia. Architecture in America is the record of his quest. No other photographer has succeeded in documenting so many phases of our architecture, from century the century and from coast to coast... Then there is the achievement of Frank Lloyd Wright; to his work Wayne Andrews has assigned one-seventh of this book, plus the carefully it careful consideration of Bernard Maybeck and Green & Green..." Original list price $8.95. (First Revised Edition.)
Size: 8.5 x 11.1
Pages: Pp 179
HEDRICH BLESSING Ken Hedrich and Henry Blessing founded Hedrich Blessing in 1929. When Blessing left for Denver within the year, brother Ed Hedrich came in to manage the office. In 1931 brother Bill came on board as the first of hundreds of photographic assistants who would learn their craft at HB.
In 1937 Architectural Forum magazine commissioned Hedrich Blessing to photograph recent works of Frank Lloyd Wright. Ken made several trips to Taliesin and formed another lifelong collaboration with Wright. Bill’s images of the Kaufman residence in Pennsylvania so captured the essence of Wright’s masterpiece that it reputedly inspired the name “Falling Water”.
Although most widely known for its architectural photography, from the outset Hedrich Blessing has been a commercial studio working with designers in related fields such as industrial, annual report, product and editorial photography.
Today five photographers build upon Hedrich Blessing traditions. Each began as a photographic assistant and was mentored by one or more of their predecessors. Remarkably, there have been only eighteen photographers on camera in the firm’s 80 year history. Collaborative relationships with architects and designers remain a hallmark at Hedrich Blessing.
Title: Building Images: Seventy Years of Photography At Hedrich Blessing (Hard Cover DJ) (Published by Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA)
Author: Hiss, Tony
Description: Produced in Collaboration with the Chicago Historical Society. Includes photographs of:
1) Fallingwater, photographed by Bill Hedrich, 1937;
2) Taliesin West, photographed by Bill Hedrich, 1942;
3) Taliesin Spring Green, photographed by Bill Hedrich, 1937;
4) Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, photographed by Jon Miller, 1995.
Includes a total of seven photographs of Wright and his work. This volume assists in dating their photography of Frank Lloyd Wright’s work. Original list price $75.00) (First Edition)
Size: 10.25 x 12
Pages: Pp 192
Apprentices at Taliesin, Spring Green, 1937 (two photographs) Taliesin, Spring Green, 1937 Fallingwater 1937 Fallingwater 1937, Built in USA: Since 1932-1944 Life Magazine - January 17, 1938 Time - January 17, 1938 Fallingwater, Fortune Magazine, January 1942 Loren B. Pope Residence, 1954 Oscar Steffens Residence, 1963 (three photographs) Architectural Forum - May 1964 Robie House, House Beautiful, February 1965 William H. Winslow House, 1967 Home and Studio Play Room, Oak Park, 1986 Home and Studio, Oak Park, 1986 Home and Studio, Oak Park, Architectural Business, Third Quarter, 1988 Home and Studio, Oak Park, Architectural Lighting - August 1988 Home and Studio Library and Reception Room, Oak Park, 1990 (two postcards) Home and Studio, Oak Park, 2000 Taliesin, Architectural Digest, May 2004 RICHARD W. BOCK Date: 1989
Title: Memories of an American Artist: Richard W. Bock (Hard Cover - DJ)
Author: Pierre, Dorathi Bock
Description: (Second Edition)
Pages: Pp 155
PEDRO GUERRERO Date: 1949
Title: Frank Lloyd Wright and Pedro E. Guerrero
Description: Frank Lloyd Wright and Pedro E. Guerrero (September 5, 1917 - September 13, 2012), Pleasantville, New York, 1949. Guerrero was with Frank Lloyd Wright at the Usonian Cooperative in Pleasantville, NY, photographing the progress of three homes. He began photographing Wright’s work in 1939, and continues until Wright’s death. Photographed by Keneji Domoto, an architect and former apprentice. Published in "Picturing Wright", Guerrero, 1994, p.12 and "Pedro E. Guerrero", Guerrero, 2007, p.6.
Size: 8 x 10 B&W photograph
Publication: Picturing Wright (Hard Cover - DJ) (Published by Pomegranate Artbooks)
Author: Guerrero, Pedro, E.
Description: Original HC List Price $29.95. (First Edition)
Title: Picturing Wright. Tea Break at the Guggenheim Pavilion, 1953 (Published by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Taliesin West, Scottsdale, AZ)
Author: Guerrero, Pedro
Description: "Walking through the retrospective exhibition, I came upon Mr. Wright having a tea break. It was a scene so perfect that it could not have been planned. There he was, with his Porkpie hat, stiff collar, and cane, sitting before a selection of his favorite architecture: The San Francisco Call Building model and photo murals of the Larkin Building in Buffalo. I had an assignment to shoot a Portrait of him - But I did not have to pose him even for this one."
Size: 28 x 18
Publication: Wright in Arizona: The Early Work of Pedro E. Guerrero. A selection of Photographs from the Pedro E. Guerrero collection. (Soft Cover) (Published by Arizona State University, Herberger Center for Design Excellence, Phoenix)
Author: Boyle, Bernard Michael
Description: Catalog for an exhibition at the Gallery of Design, College of Architecture and Environmental Design, Arizona State University, 8 January - 2 February 1996. 1200 copies of this catalog were printed. Original SC List Price $19.95. (First Edition)
Description: Guerrero on Wright (Published by the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center) Brochure for the permanent exhibit.
Publication: Pedro E. Guerrero, A Photographer’s Journey (Hard Cover - DJ) (Published by Princeton Architectural Press, New York)
Author: Guerrero, Pedro E.
Description: Guerrero steps out from behind the camera, and for the very first time, tells his story along with the stories of the contradictory and complex lives of the extraordinary people he has known. Pedro Guerrero spent his entire career, nearly 60 years, photographing the houses of some of the most illustrious of America's architects and artists of the twentieth century. Emerging from a modest background, his first professional job at the age of 22 in 1939 was photographing Taliesin West, the Arizona home of Frank Lloyd Wright. For the next 20 years, Guerrero was the chief visual interpreter of of Wright's homes, producing the only visual record of Wright's work as it appeared on completion. With over 190 of the author's own photographs. (Publisher’s description.) Original hard cover list price $55.00.
Size: 8.25 x 10.25. (First Edition)
GILMAN LANE Possibly a self portrait by Gilman Lane, American Photography, June, 1918, page 364. Courtesy of American Photography. Gilman Lane photographed building in the Chicago area including many of Wright’s work. Upon his death in 1961, Lane donated his collection of over 700 photographs to the Oak Park Public Library. According to William Jerousek, Librarian at the OPPL, Lane was an industrial arts teacher at the Oak Park-River Forest High School from 1923 to 1957.
But Lane's interest in photograph proceeded his teaching career in Oak Park. In the June, 1918 issue of American Photography, he wrote lengthy technical article entitled "A Daylight Enlarger to be used in any Lighted Room". It reads like an article written by one professional photographer to another. This leads one to wonder if he may have tried his hand as a professional photographer, but opted for the steady paycheck as a teacher, never giving up his first love of photography.
Whether a one-time professional, part time freelance, or "amateur", the results were anything but amateur. He left an early record of over 150 Wright buildings. In the seminal Biography of Wright's Work by Henry-Russell Hitchcock, "The Nature of Materials", Hitchcock credits Henry Fuermann and Sons, and "another important group of photographs taken by Gilman Lane... who has been photographing Wright's work for many years, and who has taken many new photographs particularly for this book."
"A Daylight Enlarger to be used in any Lighted Room" American Photography, June 1918, Lane, Pp 364-365. Midway Gardens, Chicago IL. Circa 1925. (Images #6-7). Wright’s Oak Park Home. Circa1925. Francis Apartments. Circa 1925-35. Frank L. Smith Bank, Dwight, IL. Circa 1935-1941. F.B. Henderson Residence, Elmhurst, IL. Circa 1935-1945. Lake Geneva Hotel, Lake Geneva, WI. Circa 1935-1945. Scoville Park Fountain, Oak Park, IL. Circa 1935-45. River Forest Tennis Club, River Forest, IL. Circa 1940. (Image #5-7). Chauncey L. William Residence, built in 1895. Circa 1940. Robert W. Roloson Rowhouses, Chicago, IL. Circa 1940-41. "The Nature of Materials", Hitchcock, published in 1942.
AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY Date: 1918
Title: American Photography - June 1918 (Published monthly by American Photography Publishing Co., Boston, Mass.)
Author: Lane, Gilman
Description: "A Daylight Enlarger to be used in any Lighted Room. Not every amateur has yet solved the problem of successful enlarging. Perhaps he has a small darkroom far removed from a good outside light, and cannot expend the amount of money necessary to buy an artificial illuminating apparatus – including condenser..." Gilman Lane photographed many of Frank Lloyd Wright’s building in the Midwest. Includes four illustrations and one photograph which may be a self portrait. 6.5 x 9.5. (Digital version.)
Pages: Pp 364-365
GRANT CARPENTER MANSON (1904-1997) Grant Carpenter Manson (Biography) Date: 1958
Publication: Frank Lloyd Wright to 1910, The First Golden Age (Hard Cover - DJ) (Published by Reinhold Publishing Corp., New York)
Author: Manson, Grant C.
Description: Two copies, one with and one without dust jacket. (First Edition) (Sweeney 1206)
Publication: Frank Lloyd Wright to 1910, The First Golden Age (Soft Cover) (Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York)
Author: Manson, Grant C.
Description: Original SC List Price $19.95. (Fifth Edition) (Sweeney 1206)
JOHN GORDON REPLINGER John Gordon Replinger was born in 1921. became a professor in 1951 at the University of Illinois, School of Architecture. He received a BS in architecture and an MS from the University. Prof. Replinger attained tenure in 1961 and retired in 1985. He designed over forty houses, mainly in Champaign-Urbana, Michigan, California, and Florida. Additionally, he designed 80 residential additions. He passed away March 27, 2006.
In 1951, John Replinger, published "An Introduction to the Architecture of the Prairie School: Maher, Wright, Griffin", published by the University of Illinois, Urbana, Ill. For this volume he photographed the Oscar Steffens residence.
Oscar Steffens Residence, 1950
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