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Relearning from Las Vegas / Aron Vinegar and Michael J. Golec, editors.

Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
221 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- Philosophy.
Venturi, Robert. Learning from Las Vegas.
Contents:
Introduction : instruction as provocation / Aron Vinegar and Michael J. Golec
Aesthetic or anaesthetic : a Nelson Goodman reading of the Las Vegas Strip / Ritu Bhatt
Format and layout in Learning from Las Vegas / Michael J. Golec
Photorealism, kitsch, and Venturi / Jean-Claude Lebensztejn
Theory as ornament / Karsten Harries
Mobilizing visions : representing the American landscape / Katherine Smith
On billboards and other signs around (Learning from) Las Vegas / John McMorrough
Signs taken for wonders / Dell Upton
The melodrama of expression and inexpression in the duck and decorated shed / Aron Vinegar
Learning from Las Vegas
and Los Angeles and Reyner Banham / Nigel Whiteley.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alfred H. Gumaer Fund.
Contributor:
Vinegar, Aron.
Golec, Michael J.
Alfred H. Gumaer Fund.
ISBN:
9780816650606 (hc : alk. paper)
0816650608 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816650613 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0816650616 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Publisher no.:
99937878500
Web link:
The Alfred H. Gumaer Fund Home Page
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