No Place Like Utopia by Peter Blake
Modern Architecture and the Company We Kept

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An architect, author, critic, and museum curator brings to life the masters of twentieth-century architecture and art, sharing anecdotes and memories of Frank Lloyd Wright, Buckminster Fuller, Le Corbusier, Jackson Pollock, and others. Tour.
 

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Peter Blake is an architect and critic. Among his books are "The Master Builders: Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and Frank Lloyd Wright "(1960) and, most recently, "No Place Like Utopia."
 
Published October 12, 1993 by Knopf. 347 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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In a personal tour of modern architecture and the colorful, eccentric, clannish men (all men)—mostly displaced Europeans- -responsible for it, Blake (Curator for Architecture and Industrial Design/Museum of Modern Art; Form Follows Fiasco, 1977, etc.—not reviewed) recovers the energy,...

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Architect Blake's memoir of the heady days of architectural modernism includes his views of many of the profession's best-known innovators.

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