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Louis Kahn to Anne Tyng: The Rome Letters 1953-1954
Louis Kahn to Anne Tyng: The Rome Letters 1953-1954
Our Price: $30.00
Year: 1997
Pages: 216
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 847820092

Product Code: 756775531

Louis Kahn (au); Anne Tyng (ed). After maintaining a profíl. & personal relationship with architect Louis Kahn for 7 years, Anne Tyng left in 1953 for Rome. During her year in Italy, where their daughter was born, Kahn wrote weekly to Tyng, & his correspondence to her is published here. The 53 letters document not only their private relationships, but also give a vibrant account of the experience of a brilliant young architect on the cusp of achieving internat. renown. Tyngís intro. & epilogue frame Kahnís letters within the contexts of both their personal histories. Tyngís account of her own life reveals Tyng to be a gifted writer. Records the sequence of Kahnís & her work together, incl. their collaboration on such works as the Yale Univ. Art Gallery, as well as her independent architectural projects. Ill.

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