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Julia Morgan

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
Page : 306 pages
File Size : 45,6 Mb
Release : 2022-05-03
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9780847869558

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Julia Morgan was a pioneering woman architect, best known for Hearst Castle, in the vanguard of Beaux-Arts design and style in the first half of the twentieth century. Julia Morgan was truly a pioneer of her time—among other accomplishments, she was the first woman architect to be licensed in California, in 1904. Through her remarkable life and legacy, this book celebrates the Beaux-Arts architecture of California. Focusing on Morgan’s most famous project in the state, Hearst Castle, to which she devoted more than 30 years of her life, this volume also examines, for the first time, Morgan’s fabulous early buildings in the style. Morgan designed more than 700 buildings across California, many of which are designated landmarks today. Deepening the reader’s understanding of California archi-tecture, this book also places into context Morgan’s ambitions, her influences and inspirations, as well as her daily practice and challenges as a woman shaping an extraordinarily prolific and highly successful career in a man’s world. To better understand the Beaux-Arts training Morgan underwent in Paris, the reader is taken through the challenging, highly arduous Ecole des Beaux-Arts curriculum, which Morgan completed, a lone woman among men. Also explored, in detail, is the story of how the studio and kilns of California Faience, a Berkeley ceramic artisan’s shop, became the supplier of tens of thousands of tiles designed by Morgan and overseen by Hearst himself to decorate their architectural master-piece overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Julia Morgan, Architect

Author : Sara Holmes Boutelle,Julia Morgan
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 280 pages
File Size : 53,5 Mb
Release : 1995
Category : Architecture
ISBN : UCSD:31822021318944

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Julia Morgan, Architect by Sara Holmes Boutelle,Julia Morgan Pdf

Biography of Julia Morgan one of the first women to graduate in civil engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and the first women to earn a certificate in architecture from Ecole de Beaux-Arts in Paris

Julia Morgan, Architect of Dreams

Author : Ginger Wadsworth
Publisher : Twenty-First Century Books
Page : 134 pages
File Size : 54,5 Mb
Release : 1990-01-01
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 0822549034

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Julia Morgan, Architect of Dreams by Ginger Wadsworth Pdf

Recounts the life of the architect whose projects included designing the Hearst Castle at San Simeon, California.

All about Julia Morgan

Author : Phyllis Perry
Publisher : All about
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 46,5 Mb
Release : 2018-08
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 1681570955

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Julia Morgan was born into a world that doubted the ability of women, but her mother and grandmother taught her not to listen. Not only did she graduate college as the only woman in her class getting a degree in civil engineering, she went on to attend Beaux-Arts in Paris. As the best architecture school in the world, many were surprised when she passed the entrance exams, and even more so when she finished the five-year program in three years! After becoming the first woman to receive an architecture license in California, she opened her own business and was quickly singled out by William Hearst, who admired her imaginative style and unique projects. With his funding, she built Hearst Castle, one of the most famous buildings in California. It was her largest and most complex project, but by no means her last. She went on to build and advocate for the YWCA and Mills College, which both worked to advance women's opportunities.

Julia Morgan (pb)

Author : Mark Anthony Wilson
Publisher : Gibbs Smith
Page : 235 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2012-03
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9781423636540

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Julia Morgan, America’s first truly independent female architect, left a legacy of more than 700 buildings, many of which are now designated landmarks, in cities throughout California, as well as in Hawaii, Utah, and Illinois. Her work spanned five decades, and the total of her commissions was greater than any other major American architect, including Frank Lloyd Wright. This book tells the remarkable story of this architectural pioneer, and features text, drawings, and photographs of the many buildings that still exist.

Julia Morgan: An Intimate Portrait of the Trailblazing Architect

Author : Victoria Kastner
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Page : 242 pages
File Size : 52,6 Mb
Release : 2022-02-15
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781797205816

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Julia Morgan: An Intimate Portrait of the Trailblazing Architect by Victoria Kastner Pdf

This new biography—featuring over 150 archival images and full-color photographs printed throughout—introduces Julia Morgan as both a pioneering architect and a captivating individual. Julia Morgan was a lifelong trailblazer. She was the first woman admitted to study architecture at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and the first licensed to practice architecture in California. Over the first half of the 20th century, she left an indelible mark on the American West. Of her remarkable 700 creations, the most iconic is Hearst Castle. Morgan spent thirty years constructing this opulent estate on the California coast for the newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst—forging a lifelong friendship and creative partnership with him. Together, they built a spectacular and unequalled residence that once hosted the biggest stars of Hollywood's golden age, and that now welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. This compelling biography draws on interviews, letters, and Morgan's diaries, including never-before-seen reflections on faith, art, and her life experiences. Morgan's friendship with Hearst, her passion for California's landscape, her struggles with familial dementia, and her devotion to architecture reveal her to have been a singularly brilliant and determined artist. PREVIOUSLY UNPUBLISHED CONTENT: Victoria Kastner has spent years compiling photographs, interviews, letters, drawings, and diaries—including material never published before—to create the first truly comprehensive portrait of this amazing woman. OVER 150 PHOTOGRAPHS: This book features over 150 photographs, printed throughout the text. These include both fascinating archival images and beautiful, full-color contemporary shots of Morgan's buildings. INSPIRING STORY: By exploring both Morgan's work and her life, Kastner weaves a captivating tale about courage, vision, and resilience. Julia Morgan forged a path for herself against the odds, and her story will inspire contemporary women and creatives. ARCHITECTURAL ICON: Julia Morgan created 700 buildings during her career, from hotels to churches to private homes. Born in San Francisco and trained in Paris, she developed a distinctive aesthetic that now defines certain regions of California. But only in the last twenty years has her contribution to architecture been fully recognized and celebrated. In 2014, the American Institute of Architects' posthumously awarded her its Gold Medal; she was the first female recipient. Perfect for: • History buffs • Students, enthusiasts, and professional architects • Aspiring creatives in all fields • Feminists seeking role models • Visitors to Hearst Castle and Morgan's other buildings • Californians and visitors to California

The Christmas Sisters

Author : Sarah Morgan
Publisher : HQN Books
Page : 422 pages
File Size : 47,7 Mb
Release : 2018-09-25
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781488096488

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Don't miss North to Home, the Hallmark movie based on The Chistmas Sisters! “The perfect gift for readers who relish heartwarming tales of sisters and love.”—Booklist on The Christmas Sisters In the snowy Highlands of Scotland, Suzanne McBride is dreaming of the perfect cozy Christmas. Her three adopted daughters are coming home for the holidays and she can’t wait to see them. But tensions are running high… Workaholic Hannah knows she can’t avoid spending the holidays with her family two years in a row. But it’s not the weight of their expectations that’s panicking her—it’s the life-changing secret she’s hiding. Stay-at-home mom Beth is having a personal crisis. All she wants for Christmas is time to decide if she’s ready to return to work—seeing everyone was supposed to help her stress levels, not increase them! Posy isn’t sure she’s living her best life, but with her parents depending on her, making a change seems risky. But not as risky as falling for gorgeous new neighbor Luke… As Suzanne’s dreams of the perfect McBride Christmas unravel, she must rely on the magic of the season to bring her daughters together. But will this new togetherness teach the sisters that their close-knit bond is strong enough to withstand anything—including a family Christmas? A messy family drama and a steamy little romance unfold under the Mediterranean sun for the perfect summer escape in The Island Villa, the next heartwarming novel by USA Today bestselling author Sarah Morgan!

Julia Morgan, Architect

Author : Richard W. Longstreth
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 46 pages
File Size : 48,5 Mb
Release : 1977
Category : Architecture
ISBN : STANFORD:36105121766534

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The Spanish Craze

Author : Richard L. Kagan
Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Page : 531 pages
File Size : 50,8 Mb
Release : 2019-03
Category : History
ISBN : 9781496211132

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The Spanish Craze is the compelling story of the centuries-long U.S. fascination with the history, literature, art, culture, and architecture of Spain. Richard L. Kagan offers a stunningly revisionist understanding of the origins of hispanidad in America, tracing its origins from the early republic to the New Deal. As Spanish power and influence waned in the Atlantic World by the eighteenth century, her rivals created the "Black Legend," which promoted an image of Spain as a dead and lost civilization rife with innate cruelty and cultural and religious backwardness. The Black Legend and its ambivalences influenced Americans throughout the nineteenth century, reaching a high pitch in the Spanish-American War of 1898. However, the Black Legend retreated soon thereafter, and Spanish culture and heritage became attractive to Americans for its perceived authenticity and antimodernism. Although the Spanish craze infected regions where the Spanish New World presence was most felt--California, the American Southwest, Texas, and Florida--there were also early, quite serious flare-ups of the craze in Chicago, New York, and New England. Kagan revisits early interest in Hispanism among elites such as the Boston book dealer Obadiah Rich, a specialist in the early history of the Americas, and the writers Washington Irving and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. He also considers later enthusiasts such as Angeleno Charles Lummis and the many writers, artists, and architects of the modern Spanish Colonial Revival in the United States in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Spain's political and cultural elites understood that the promotion of Spanish culture in the United States and the Western Hemisphere in general would help overcome imperial defeats while uniting Spaniards and those of Spanish descent into a singular raza whose shared characteristics and interests transcended national boundaries. With elegant prose and verve, The Spanish Craze spans centuries and provides a captivating glimpse into distinct facets of Hispanism in monuments, buildings, and private homes; the visual, performing, and cinematic arts; and the literature, travel journals, and letters of its enthusiasts in the United States.

Everything She Touched

Author : Marilyn Chase
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Page : 227 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2020-04-07
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781452174525

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Everything She Touched recounts the incredible life of the American sculptor Ruth Asawa. This is the story of a woman who wielded imagination and hope in the face of intolerance and who transformed everything she touched into art. In this compelling biography, author Marilyn Chase brings Asawa's story to vivid life. She draws on Asawa's extensive archives and weaves together many voices—family, friends, teachers, and critics—to offer a complex and fascinating portrait of the artist. Born in California in 1926, Ruth Asawa grew from a farmer's daughter to a celebrated sculptor. She survived adolescence in the World War II Japanese-American internment camps and attended the groundbreaking art school at Black Mountain College. Asawa then went on to develop her signature hanging-wire sculptures, create iconic urban installations, revolutionize arts education in her adopted hometown of San Francisco, fight through lupus, and defy convention to nurture a multiracial family. • A richly visual volume with over 60 reproductions of Asawa's art and archival photos of her life (including portraits shot by her friend, the celebrated photographer Imogen Cunningham) • Documents Asawa's transformative touch—most notably by turning wire – the material of the internment camp fences – into sculptures • Author Marilyn Chase mined Asawa's letters, diaries, sketches, and photos and conducted interviews with those who knew her to tell this inspiring story. Ruth Asawa forged an unconventional path in everything she did—whether raising a multiracial family of six children, founding a high school dedicated to the arts, or pursuing her own practice independent of the New York art market. Her beloved fountains are now San Francisco icons, and her signature hanging-wire sculptures grace the MoMA, de Young, Getty, Whitney, and many more museums and galleries across America. • Ruth Asawa's remarkable life story offers inspiration to artists, art lovers, feminists, mothers, teachers, Asian Americans, history buffs, and anyone who loves a good underdog story. • A perfect gift for those interested in Asian American culture and history • Great for those who enjoyed Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art by Mary Gabriel, Ruth Asawa: Life's Work by Tamara Schenkenberg, and Notes and Methods by Hilma af Klint

Julia Morgan's Berkeley City Club

Author : Sarah Gill
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 128 pages
File Size : 43,9 Mb
Release : 2016-11-20
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 0692685502

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How Julia Morgan came to design the Berkeley City Club in 1930, why the clubhouse is an architectural masterpiece, and what uses it has seen over the past 85 years.

Berkeley

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Frog Books
Page : 126 pages
File Size : 42,6 Mb
Release : 2004-08-25
Category : Travel
ISBN : 9781583940938

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Berkeley by Anonim Pdf

Berkeley is as much a concept as a city, resonating powerfully with those on all sides of the political spectrum. But insiders know it as one of the most exciting cities in the country, where eclectic neighborhoods, a sparkling waterfront, and world-class festivals coexist happily with radicals, hippies, and political correctness. This sumptuous photographic tour with text shows exactly what makes the city special, offering dazzling images of the city's vibrant street life, gorgeous natural attractions, emerging arts district, lovely Rose Garden, legendary Claremont Hotel spa, and much more.

The Eighth Wonder

Author : Tania Farrelly
Publisher : Penguin Group Australia
Page : 416 pages
File Size : 51,7 Mb
Release : 2021-07-02
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781760145408

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New York, 1897. The richest city in the world. Beautiful, young and privileged, Rose Kingsbury Smith is expected to play by the strict rules of social etiquette, to forfeit all career aspirations and to marry a man of good means. But she has a quietly rebellious streak and is determined to make her own mark on Manhattan’s growing skyline. When the theft of a precious heirloom plunges the Kingsbury Smiths into financial ruin, Rose becomes her family’s most tradeable asset. She finds herself fighting for her independence and championing the ideal of equality for women everywhere. Enigmatic Ethan Salt’s inglorious circus days are behind him. He lives a quiet life on Coney Island with his beloved elephant Daisy and is devoted to saving animals who’ve been brutalised by show business. As he struggles to raise funds for his menagerie, he fears he will never build the sanctuary of his dreams ... until a chance encounter with a promising young architect changes his life forever. Just when Rose is on the verge of seeing her persistence pay off, the ghosts of her past threaten to destroy everything she holds dear. In the face of heartbreaking prejudice and betrayal, she must learn to harness her greatest wonder within. From Fifth Avenue mansions to Lower East Side tenements and the carnivals of Coney Island, The Eighth Wonder explores the brilliance and brutality of one of the world’s most progressive eras and celebrates the visionaries who dare to rebel.

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

Author : Joan M. Marter
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Page : 3140 pages
File Size : 55,7 Mb
Release : 2011
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9780195335798

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The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art by Joan M. Marter Pdf

Arranged in alphabetical order, these 5 volumes encompass the history of the cultural development of America with over 2300 entries.