Books: Theory + Criticism
The complete run (7 issues) of Electronic Music Review, a quarterly periodical established to provide a source of information and mode of discourse on all aspects regarding the developing field of electronic music. Contributors included some of the leading avant-garde composers, educators, writers, and engineers of the period including Bode, Stockhausen, Berio, LeCaine, Carlos, Mumma, Davies, Cary, Dolby, and Moog. Notably, these were composer Douglas Leedy's copies and he has signed his name to the front cover or inside cover of all issues. Leedy was involved with the West Coast...
The out-of-print first edition of Albert Pope's "Ladders," a modern classic of urbanism. Pope examines five post-war American cities and the upheavals, expansions, and technological developments that precipitated a change from the open urban grid to the fragmented and closed spaces of suburban cul-de-sacs, expressways, and office parks. Utilizing a series of diagrams and photographs, along with essays, Pope reveals how the character of urban space has become shaped more by sociological effects rather than built forms. Published as part of the "Architecture at Rice" (University) series of books and...
The 1957 edition of this scarce title. Conversations with 35 American painters, sculptors, and architects by Selden Rodman, including Alexander Calder, Willem de Kooning, Morris Graves, Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, Mark Rothko and Ben Shahn, among others.
Condition: Very Good, sunning to dust jacket spine and rubbing along jacket spine folds; age toning to interior pages.