Thierry W Despont is an architect, designer, and artist. Following his exhibition at the Marlborough gallery in Chelsea, New York, this book explores the unique worlds he assembles from found objects. Despont is ranked as one of the top residential designers of North America and Europe and has worked on many high-profile projects, including the Statue of Liberty, the Frick family mansion, and the Jean Paul Getty Museum.
First published Nov. 23, 2008
Printed on cotton paper
Hardcover / jacket
13 x 16 1/2 in
ISBN : 9782759403028
Born and raised in France, Mr. Despont is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts and holds a Masters Degree in Urban Design and City Planning from Harvard University. "Architecte DPLG," Mr. Despont is a knight of the French Legion of Honor and a knight of the Arts and Letters. Based in New York City, he is co-author of Restoring the Statue of Liberty (McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1986), Houses, a collection of his residential projects, and Le Bateau Ivre, a folio of his drawings illustrating Arthur Rimbaud's poem, "Le Bateau Ivre." Mr. Despont is also the author of Masks, Studio and Planets published by Assouline.
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