TITLE

Modern man

AUTHOR(S)
Gandee, Charles
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Vogue;Dec97, Vol. 187 Issue 12, p285
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on architect Richard Meier, with special interest on the Getty Center he designed in Los Angeles, California, considered `the commission of the century.' One of the drawbacks about designing the Getty with regards to his children; How long the Getty took to construct; Number of people expected to visit the Getty; His views on designing the Getty and the outcome.
ACCESSION #
9712094941

 

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