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A View from the Archive
In this book, noted scholar Neil Jackson presents a vibrant profile of Los Angeles architect Pierre Koenig, who Time magazine said lived long enough to become "cool twice." This elegantly illustrated book positions Koenig as a key figure in the Los Angeles Modernist movement and an architect who presciently embraced ecologically responsible design long before it became a dominant trend.
The Artist's Materials
Debra Burchett-Lere and Aneta Zebala
American artist Sam Francis brought vivid color and emotional intensity to Abstract Expressionism. This volume presents for the first time the results of an in-depth scientific study of more than forty of his paintings, which reveal new information about his creative process.
Case Studies in Conservation Practice
Edited by Catherine Croft and Susan Macdonald with Gail Ostergren
This timely volume brings together fourteen case studies that address the challenges of conserving the twentieth century's most ubiquitous building material—concrete. Concrete is the first title in a new series aimed at sharing best practices in the conservation of modern heritage.