Philip Johnson

Philip Johnson

Looking Back

Streaming Video - 2007
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Adjectives used to describe the controversial architectural vision of Philip Johnson range from "brilliant" and "original" to "gimmicky" and "uninspired. In this program, the 90-year-old innovator of the International Style and proponent of Post-Modernism reflects on his career with correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault. Together they discuss his current passion for designing with concrete, the emotional power of architecture, his place in the architecture hierarchy, his philosophy of life, and his heartfelt regret for ever having been involved in politics.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], c1996
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (13 min.) :,sd., col., digital file
Alternative Title: Looking back


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