Pedro Guerrero: A Photographer?s Journey with Frank Lloyd Wright, Alexander Calder, and Louise Nevelson

Pedro Guerrero: A Photographer?s Journey with Frank Lloyd Wright, Alexander Calder, and Louise Nevelson

by Pedro Guerrero
     
 

ISBN-10: 1568985908

ISBN-13: 9781568985909

Pub. Date: 01/04/2007

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

Pedro Guerrero spent his entire career, more than 60 years, photographing houses of some of the mostillustrious American architects and artists of the twentieth century. Emerging from a modest background, his first professional job at the age of twenty-two in 1939 was photographing Taliesin West, the Arizona home of Frank Lloyd Wright. For the next 20 years,

Overview

Pedro Guerrero spent his entire career, more than 60 years, photographing houses of some of the mostillustrious American architects and artists of the twentieth century. Emerging from a modest background, his first professional job at the age of twenty-two in 1939 was photographing Taliesin West, the Arizona home of Frank Lloyd Wright. For the next 20 years, Guerrero was the chief visual interpreter of Wright's homes. Guerrero was soon photographing houses belonging to such legendaryartists and architects as Alexander Calder, Louise Nevelson, Marcel Breuer, John Huston, Philip Johnson,Julia Child, Edward Stone, and Alexi Brodovitch.

Spanning nearly a century, Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer's Journey is a fascinating memoir illustrated with over 190 of the author's own photographs. Guerrero steps out from behind the camera and, for the first time, tells his own story along with the stories of the contradictory and complex lives of the extraordinary people he has known, including candid anecdotes about the personal quirks of some of America's legendary magazine editors, architects, and artists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568985909
Publisher:
Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date:
01/04/2007
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.87(w) x 10.25(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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