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Charles A. Platt, the artist as architect

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Published by Architectural History Foundation, MIT Press in New York, Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Platt, Charles A. 1861-1933

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKeith N. Morgan ; with A memoir by Geoffrey Platt.
    SeriesAmerican monograph series, American monograph series (Architectural History Foundation (New York, N.Y.))
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA737.P5 M67 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3185385M
    ISBN 100262131889
    LC Control Number83042518


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Charles A. Platt, the artist as architect by Keith N. Morgan Download PDF EPUB FB2

A complete synopsis of Platt's architectural work. I read it cover to cover, and found numerous additional references that I've since acquired on Platt and architectural design from Platt's period.

If you're studying Platt you need as a minimum this book and "The Architecture of Charles A. Platt" by Warren and Stern, available on Amazon of by: 3.

Self-trained as an architect and landscape architect, Platt is considered one of America’s most influential twentieth-century designers of the landscape.

Platt’s creative spirit was incubated during the summer of in the artist colony of Cornish in New Hampshire, as an art student in New York and Paris, and throughout his life thereafter. It was once common to discuss the work of Charles Platt () alongside that of McKim, Mead & White, but by the time of his death, Platt's name had already fallen out of favor under the influence of modern movement long-overdue reevaluation of Platt's career shows that in the first decade of this century, Platt's office was one of the New York firms that dominated.

Charles A. Platt, the artist as architect. New York: Architectural History Foundation ; Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Charles A Platt; Charles A Platt; Charles A Platt; Charles A Platt; Charles A Platt; Platt, Charles A - (Charles Adams) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type.

Portrait of Charles A. Platt, Oil By Thomas W. Dewing Courtesy of Platt Family Catalog Design by Adrien Broom and Robert Potter Charles A. Platt Architect Of The Lyme Art Association Gallery October 28 - December 3, The Architecture of Charles A.

Platt Hardcover The new introduction by Warren, a practicing architect, discusses Platt's combinations of Italian Renaissance, English Georgian, and American colonial styles.

Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ()/5(2). Charles Adams Platt, the son of John Henry Platt and Mary Elizabeth Cheney Platt, was born in in Manhattan. Although best remembered today for his landscape and country house designs, he was also nationally known for his etchings, landscape paintings, commercial architecture, and institutional projects.

Six autumns ago, the Virginia-based landscape architect Charles Stick was designing a courtyard garden for a client in Houston. In the middle of the job, Stick traveled to Kyoto, Japan, for twelve days.

“There I was, walking through one of the great imperial gardens, and there are men up on. Charles Adams Platt was active/lived in New York, New Hampshire. Charles Charles A. Platt is known for architect, landscape painting, etching.

The Artist. Auction Records. Buy / Sell. Resources. Overview. 49 Miscellaneous Book References for. Charles Adams Platt was a prominent artist, landscape gardener, landscape designer, and architect of the "American Renaissance*" movement.

His garden designs complemented his domestic architecture. Born in New York City, Platt's training was as an artist of landscapes. He trained as an etcher* with Stephen Parrish in Gloucester, Massachusetts. This long-overdue reevaluation of Platt's career shows that in the first decade of this century, Platt's office was one of the New York firms that dominated the general development of American architecture, and his country houses and Georgian style mansions were regarded as the best American examples of their genre.

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Charles Adams Platt was a prominent artist, landscape gardener, landscape designer, and architect of the "American Renaissance" movement. His garden designs complemented his domestic architecture. A trip to Italy in in the company of his brother to photograph extant Renaissance gardens and villas led to a marked development in Platt's.

Platt gained fame for his book, Italian Gardens (New York: Harper and Brothers, ), and frequently designed the landscape gardens surrounding his country houses. Platt later in his career took on some large-scale commissions, most notably the design of the Freer Gallery, Washington, DC, (), buildings at the University of Illinois.

Charles Platt Garden Cornish, New Hampshire. Artist and architect Charles Platt was one of the first Americans to study the Italian garden and apply its lessons to this country. He created places where the house and garden were fully integrated with their location. The City Dwellers by Charles Platt and a great selection of related books, Author/Artist etc.: Charles Platt, Title: The City Dwellers.

Edit Your Search. Results (1 - 14) slum-dwellers, a pop star and an architect-move like tiny insects through the vast empty street and concrete landscape of the city. The Loners decide to opt out of. Platt then changed his occupation listing in New York from "artist" to "architect." Some of Platt's Connecticut projects include the following landmarks in.

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Platt by K[eith] N. Morgan, and R. Davidson, (University Press of New England) A series of essays engendered by an exhibition of Platt's work. Medium: Etching Signed: Yes, signed in the piece, C.A. Platt 0/ Matte: This piece is attached by archival tape by the top two corners to an off white matte backing About the Artist Charles Adams Platt - C.A.

Platt was A painter, architect, etcher and writer, he quickly became one of America's most highly regarded landscape. Charles A.

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Mr. Morgan, chairman of the art history department at Boston University and author of "Charles A. Platt, the Artist as Architect" (M.I.T. Press, ), has organized more than 80 prints made from.

Charles Adams Platt (Octo – Septem ) was a prominent artist, landscape gardener, landscape designer, and architect of the "American Renaissance" movement. His garden designs complemented his domestic architecture. Charles Platt: The Artist as Architect, MIT Press (Boston, MA), How Complexity Science Is Changing Architecture and Culture, Academy Editions/National Book Network (New York, NY), Jencks gives the reader a critical biography of noted architect and artist Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, who used the pseudonym Le Corbusier.

- Work by Charles Platt. See more ideas about House styles, Mansions and Architecture pins. Cortissoz, Royal. "Charles A. Platt's Work in Three Arts." New York Herald Tribune., 1 page Nov TC with annotations. Regarding CAP exhibition at the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Box 9: Folder 41 "Charles Adams Platt,Artist and Architect," exhibition.

Saginaw Art Museum., 1 item Brochure. Charles A. Platt () was a respected architect and later landscape architect who admired Beaux-Arts architecture and studied Italian renaissance architecture. In the early 's, Platt traveled to Italy with his brother to study Italian architecture. Born into an affluent mercantile family in Columbus, Ohio, she was a niece of President Rutherford B.

Hayes, related to Charles Adams Platt (artist and architect of the Lyme Art Association gallery), and the mother of landscape artist Platt Hubbard (). A Place for Art Charles A.

Platt: Architect of the Lyme Art Association Gallery. Catalog for retrospective exhibition of the artist and architect at Lyme Art Association, Old Lyme, Connecticut. The exhibition was on view from October December 3, Further reading. The Architecture of Charles A.

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Platt. PLATT, Charles Adams (), a leading American designer of domestic and institutional buildings, was born in New York City and educated both there and in Paris where he gained a reputation as an artist of landscape paintings and etchings. He travelled extensively in Italy, and developed a strong interest in Italian garden design, and later wrote an illustrated book on the.

Charles Alexander Jencks (21 June –13 October ) was an American cultural theorist, landscape designer, architectural historian, and co-founder of the Maggie’s Cancer Care published over thirty books and became famous in the s as theorist of Postmodernism.

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$ $ shipping. Watch. Charles Platt, whose career has been docu-mented by Keith Morgan in Charles A. Platt: the Artist as Architect,is described through his country house work.

Ellen Shipman, whose work is soon to be available in a forthcoming book by Judith Tankard (The Gardens of Ellen Biddle Shipman), is given credit for her extensive residential work both m. The book treats Platt's work in five chapters: his study of art at the National Academy of Design in New York and in Paris where he exhibited in salons and garnered awards as a landscape painter; the impact of his work on Italian gardens; his large-scale country estates and domestic buildings, where the Italian precedents were adjusted to local.

Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), Architectural Records and Papers,(bulk ) 3, drawings, photographs, 3 linear feet papers, and 91 glass plate negatives Materials are located onsite at Avery Library, with the exception of the glass plate negatives listed in Series II, which are stored in.

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A Few Words on Charles A. Platt It falls me by that it has been awhile since I have written anything about Charles A. Platt, the man responsible for creating Villa Turicum. Writing about him does present a daunting task, as Platt was not only an architect, but also an accomplished artist of merit and that leaves a lot of ground to cover.

The evolution of a notable landscape A grandson and his wife brought new life to the turn-of-the-twentieth-century landscape of Charles Adams Platt, who designed many of the Cornish Colony’s most distinguished homes and gardens, among other notable commissions throughout the country. ARCHITECTURE Of Charles A.

Platt Decent Condition Illustrated Plans ARCHITECTURE Of Charles A. Platt Illustrated Plans Book"charles A Platt The. CORRECTION: My original answer to this question was almost correct but a case of architectural mistaken identity got in the way.

Here’s the story. The reliable information I had was that Soros lived in a historic house in Katonah, New York designe.The exceptional quality of Gwinn's architecture and landscape reflect the hands of three of the period's most successful designers: Charles A.

Platt, who combined his talents as artist, architect, and landscape architect to adapt the Italian villa to an American setting; Warren H.The Charles A. Platt book collection at the Century Association contains more than monographs, book series, and journals ranging in date from to the s.

Overall, this collection appears to be Platt’s research or “working” library that he no doubt regularly consulted for inspiration as he developed his own designs.