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SPACED OUT

GORDON,ALASTAIR

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ISBN 10: 0847831051 / ISBN 13: 9780847831050
Published by Rizzoli
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First edition, first printing. Book condition: Very Good Plus with a tight, square binding and very clean, crisp pages. Light rubbing to silver title letters. Front corners of boards and head of spine lightly bumped. No dust jacket, as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 64451

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Title: SPACED OUT

Publisher: Rizzoli

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Used - U2 - Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

The utopian sixties inspired revolutionary and alternative ways to live, love, and entertain—and equally radical spaces to do it in. Stimulated by the psychedelic drug culture, rebel designers and architects distorted space to create womblike coves and isolation chambers, forging a spatial vocabulary that still reverberates today. At the same time, the tune-in-turn-on-drop-out message lured youths into far-flung communes, often under the roofs of brightly painted geodesic domes draped and tie-dyed fabric. Idealistic and anarchic enclaves with names like Drop City and Morning Star redefined the concept of community, inventing a wildly spontaneous way of building and dwelling. For the first time, these ephemeral spaces are brought together in Spaced Out. The many never-before-published photographs and an inventive text by acclaimed author Alastair Gordon show in detail the spirit and ideas of this radical period.

About the Author:

Alastair Gordon is a critic, curator, and author of several books, including Weekend Utopia: Modern Living in the Hamptons, Beach Houses: Andrew Geller, and Naked Airport: A Cultural History of the World’s Most Revolutionary Structure. He writes regularly for The New York Times.

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