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Greene & Greene: Architecture as a Fine Art/Furniture and Related Designs
Publication Date:Nov 15, 2001
Now under one cover, two classic, indispensable volumes by the
foremost authority on Greene & Greene. Both volumes, Architecture and
Furniture have been continuously in print for more than twenty years.
All serious students of architecture must have this foundation research
in their personal libraries.
Charles and Henry Greene have become
legends in the Arts & Crafts genre. Their “ultimate bungalows” are the
standard against which all other U.S. Arts & Crafts architecture is
Volume I, Architecture, is a monument to the brothers
Greene and their art, combining biography with descriptive analysis.
Volume II, Furniture, delves into the nature of their integrated
designs, with emphasis on furniture, light fixtures, art glass, and
other decorative elements.
Randell L. Makinson, Hon. AIA, has led
the scholarship on the Greenes for 25 years. He is director emeritus of
the Gamble House, serving as consulting curator of the Greene & Greene
Library and Exhibition housed at the Hunting Library―all programs of the
University of Southern California. He is the author of Greene & Greene:
The Passion and the Legacy. Makinson lives in Pasadena.