Robert Brownjohn sex and typography 1925-1970, life and work by Emily King

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Published by Princeton Architectural Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Brownjohn, Robert, -- 1925-1970 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Brownjohn, Robert, -- 1925-1970 -- Anecdotes,
  • Modernism (Art) -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementwritten by Emily King.
GenreAnecdotes
ContributionsBrownjohn, Robert, 1925-1970.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNC999.4.B77 K56 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. :
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23239696M
ISBN 101568985509
LC Control Number2005005871

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Eliza & Rachel Brownjohn re­tain all rights to all works by Robert Brownjohn de­picted on this site, in­clud­ing copy­right, in data, image. Robert Brownjohn – BJ Designer Brian Tattersfield recalled his first encounter with Brownjohn at the Graphic Workshop in London.

Bj held audiences enthralled for hours with his collection of ‘ slides of unused ideas’. ‘We were all absolutely staggered by it – so much so that one friend was moved to tears, knowing Continue reading "bj life".

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