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Book Launch at the Four Seasons – The Library of Philip Johnson: Selections from the Glass House

Jordan Hruska, Birch Cooper, Robert Stern, Rena Zurofsky
©Patrick McMullan / Photo – Leandro Justen/PatrickMcMullan.com
Jordan Hruska, Birch Cooper, Robert Stern, Rena Zurofsky.
Book Launch at the Four Seasons, October 25, 2011.

The Philip Johnson Glass HouseThe National Trust for Historic Preservation and Birch Books Conservation announced the launch of a ground-breaking publication, The Library of Philip Johnson: Selections from the Glass House, at The Four Seasons Restaurant on October 25, 2011. Written by Birch Cooper and Jordan Hruska, this beautifully illustrated book examines 100 titles from the architect’s Library/Study located in New Canaan, Connecticut and features an introduction by Architect Robert A. M. Stern, textual analyses and 350 photographs.
Book Cover - The Library of Philip Johnson
Pre-order a copy ($45 plus shipping) now! (Books will ship in early November). Sales benefit the conservation of the Library/Study and collection of books it contains.

Rena Zurofsky, Interim Executive Director of The Philip Johnson Glass House, and Birch Cooper welcomed guests to the launch celebration sponsored by Christopher Spitzmiller, Inc. held at The Four Seasons Restaurant in New York. Robert A. M. Stern signed copies of the newly published book, The Library of Philip Johnson: Selections from the Glass House, while guests mingled and enjoyed a selection of martinis provided by Belvedere Vodka.

Christopher Spitzmiller Inc. Logo  Belvedere Vodka Logo

Keep reading for more photos from the event + Join us for the online Glass House Conversation hosted by Birch Cooper, going on now at glasshouseconversations.org!

Birch Cooper, Robert Stern
©Patrick McMullan / Photo – Leandro Justen/PatrickMcMullan.com
Birch Cooper, Robert Stern

Hamish Bowles, Rena Zurofsky, Christopher Spitzmiller
©Patrick McMullan / Photo – Leandro Justen/PatrickMcMullan.com
Hamish Bowles, Rena Zurofsky, Christopher Spitzmiller

Bunny Williams, Birch Cooper, Robert Stern
©Patrick McMullan / Photo – Leandro Justen/PatrickMcMullan.com
Bunny Williams, Birch Cooper, Robert Stern


©Patrick McMullan / Photo – Leandro Justen/PatrickMcMullan.com
“Love Books” Tote bag from Birch Books Conservation

"The Delerious New York Appletini" & "The Philip Johnson Classic Martini" by Belvedere Vodka
©Patrick McMullan / Photo – Leandro Justen/PatrickMcMullan.com
“The Delirious New York Appletini” & “The Philip Johnson Classic Martini”
by Belvedere Vodka

Robert Stern, Pia Marie Molbech, Hilary Lewis
©Patrick McMullan / Photo – Leandro Justen/PatrickMcMullan.com
Robert Stern, Pia Marie Molbech, Hilary Lewis

Atmosphere at The Four Seasons
©Patrick McMullan / Photo – Leandro Justen/PatrickMcMullan.com
Book Launch at The Four Seasons

You can view more images from the event by visiting The Philip Johnson Glass House on Flickr.

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