Sunday, June 19, 2011

Billboard Project

These books have now been read several times while working on the billboard project. And they will be read several more times for the project:


The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs

The Odyssey by Homer

Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

The Red Book (Liber Novus) by Carl Jung



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These books have been read, or will be read, for the billboard project:


Making of a Modern Classic by David M. Brownlee

First City: Philadelphia and the Forging of Historical Memory (Early American Studies) by Gary B. Nash

Maps of The Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer by Peter Turchi

The Roads That Built America: The Incredible Story of the U.S. Interstate System by Dan McNichol

Divided Highways: Building the Interstate Highways, Transforming American Life by Tom Lewis

The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways by Earl Swift

Outside Lies Magic by John Stilgoe

Kaddish and Other Poems by Allen Ginsberg

The Education of a Photographer edited by Charles H. Traub, Steven Heller, Adam B. Bell

'Attention, Move! This Is America' by Margot Harry

Classic Essays on Photography Edited by Alan Trachtenberg

The Pink Glass Swan by Lucy Lippard

The Straight Mind by Monique Wittig

Common Landscape of America 1580 to 1845 by John Stilgoe

Hamlet by William Shakespeare

Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Man and His Symbols by Carl Jung

Wicked Philadelphia: Sin in the City of Brotherly Love by Thomas H. Keels

Still Philadelphia: A Photographic History, 1890-1940 by Fredric M. Miller

The Authoress of the Odyssey by Samuel Butler

Old Philadelphia in Early Photographs 1839-1914 by Robert F. Looney

The Possible City: Exercises in Dreaming Philadelphia by Nathaniel Popkin

The Collected Poems of Muriel Rukeyser

The Book of Frank by CAConrad

Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion

Learning from Las Vegas - Revised Edition by Robert Venturi, Steven Izenour and Denise Scott Brown

Forgotten Philadelphia by Thomas H. Keels

Anselm Kiefer Heaven and Earth Organized by Michael Auping

1 comment:

Christopher Paquette said...

Excellent list !