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Learning from Las Vegas (1972)
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    In Love With Times Square (Review)
    Learning from Las Vegas, by Robert Venturi, Steven Izenour, and Denise Scott Brown, ...
    1. Learning from Las Vegas by Robert Venturi, Steven Izenour, and Denise Scott Brown, ...
    The New York Review of Books, October 18, 1973, pp. 45-47
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    In Brief (4 Reviews)
    The Temptation of Jack Orkney, and Other Stories, by Doris Lessing
    1. The Temptation of Jack Orkney, and Other Stories by Doris Lessing
    2. Living Poor with Style by Ernest Callenbach
    3. Ayisha by Helen Noga
    4. Learning from Las Vegas by Robert Venturi, Steven Izenour, and Denise Scott Brown, ...
    The New Republic, December 2, 1972, pp. 24-25
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    Books on Architecture (6 Reviews)
    Frank Lloyd Wright: His Life and His Architecture, by Robert C. Twombly
    1. Frank Lloyd Wright: His Life and His Architecture by Robert C. Twombly
    2. Handmade Homes by Arthur Boericke and Barry Shapiro
    3. Conversations with Architects by John Wesley Cook and Heinrich Klotz
    4. Learning from Las Vegas by Robert Venturi, Steven Izenour, and Denise Scott Brown, ...
    5. The Spaces in Between by Nathaniel Alexander Owings
    6. Centers for Urban Environment by Victor Gruen
    The Nation, January 12, 1974, pp. 56-57
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    Textuality (10 Reviews)
    Learning from Las Vegas, by Robert Venturi, Steven Izenour, and Denise Scott Brown, ...
    1. Learning from Las Vegas by Robert Venturi, Steven Izenour, and Denise Scott Brown, ...
    2. What Is Post-Modernism? by Charles Jencks
    3. All That Is Solid Melts Into Air by Marshall Berman
    4. Gynesis by Alice A. Jardine
    5. Smash Hits Yearbook
    6. In the Shadow of the Silent Majorities by Jean Baudrillard
    7. The Anti-Aesthetic: Essays on Postmodern Culture by Hal Foster
    8. The Postmodern Condition by Jean-Francois Lyotard
    9. The Condition of Postmodernity by David Harvey
    10. The German Ideology by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
    Marxism Today, September 1991, p. 41
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    Art Books 1972 (65 Reviews)
    Greuze, by Anita Brookner
    1. Greuze by Anita Brookner
    2. Picasso: Birth of a Genius by Juan Eduardo Cirlot
    3. Paul Signac by Francoise Cachin
    4. Rogier Van der Weyden by Martin Davies
    5. Louise Nevelson by Arnold B. Glimcher
    6. Gustav Klimt by Werner Hofmann
    7. Bernardo Bellotto by Stefan Kozakiewicz
    8. Terminal Iron Works by Rosalind E. Krauss
    9. Marinetti: Selected Writings by R.W. Flint and Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
    10. Gustave Moreau by Jean Paladilhe and Jose Pierre
    11. Found Poems by Bern Porter
    12. Helen Frankenthaler by Barbara Rose
    13. Ben Shahn by Bernarda Bryson Shahn
    14. Raphael's Cartoons by John K.G. Shearman
    15. The Life and Art of Henry Fuseli by Peter Tomory
    16. The Visconti Hours by Millard Meiss, Edith W. Kirsch, and Giovannino De' Grassi, ...
    17. A King's Book of Kings by Stuart Cary Welch
    18. Winslow Homer by John Wilmerding
    19. Surrealism and Painting by Andre Breton
    20. French 19th Century Painting and Literature by Ulrich Finke
    21. Symbolic Images by E.H. Gombrich
    22. Art, Perception, and Reality by E.H. Gombrich, Julian Hochberg, and Max Black
    23. Encounters by John Dixon Hunt
    24. Other Criteria by Leo Steinberg
    25. The Image in Form by Adrian Stokes and Richard Wollheim
    26. Winckelmann: Writings on Art by David Irwin and Johann Joachim Winckelmann
    27. Woman as Sex Object: Studies in Erotic Art, 1730-1970 by Thomas B. Hess and Linda Nochlin
    28. Picasso on Art by Dore Ashton and Pablo Picasso
    29. Michelangelo: The Sistine Chapel Ceiling by Charles Seymour, Jr.
    30. Frederick Law Olmsted and the American Environmental Tradition by Albert Fein
    31. Military Considerations in City Planning by Horst de la Croix
    32. Piero Della Francesca by Marilyn Aronberg Lavin
    33. Monet: Le Dejeuner Sur L'Herbe by Joel Isaacson
    34. Turner: Rain, Steam and Speed by John Gage
    35. Van Dyck: Charles I on Horseback by Roy Strong
    36. George Segal by William C. Seitz and George Segal
    37. Tony Smith by Lucy R. Lippard
    38. Oskar Schlemmer by Karin von Maur
    39. Jasper Johns by Max Kozloff
    40. Rauschenberg by Andrew Forge
    41. Rivers by Sam Hunter
    42. The Growth of Industrial Art by Benjamin Butterworth
    43. The Arts and Crafts Movement in America, 1876-1916 by Robert Judson Clark
    44. American Architecture Comes of Age by Leonard K. Eaton
    45. High Victorian Gothic by George L. Hersey
    46. Arts of the Environment by Gyorgy Kepes
    47. Golden Boy as Anthony Cool by Herbert R. Kohl and James Hinton
    48. What Time Is This Place? by Kevin Lynch
    49. Design, Nature, and Revolution by Tomas Maldonado
    50. The Arts and Crafts Movement by Gillian Naylor
    51. William Butterfield by Paul Richard Thompson
    52. Learning from Las Vegas by Robert Venturi, Steven Izenour, and Denise Scott Brown, ...
    53. Science and Technology in Art Today by Jonathan Benthall
    54. Patrons and Artists in the Italian Renaissance by David S. Chambers
    55. Prop Art by Gary Yanker
    56. The American West by Larry Curry
    57. Black Mountain by Martin Duberman
    58. Computer Graphics, Computer Art by Herbert W. Franke
    59. Italian Drawings in the Albertina by Walter Koschatzky, Konrad Oberhuber, and Eckhart Knab, ...
    60. The New Realism by Udo Kultermann
    61. The Graphic Works of the Impressionists by Jean Leymarie
    62. The New Avant-Garde by Gregoire Muller and Gianfranco Gorgoni
    63. The New Deal Art Projects by Francis V. O'Connor
    64. The Blue Rider by Hans K. Roethel
    65. Baroque Art by Rudolf Wittkower and Irma B. Jaffe
    The Nation, December 11, 1972, pp. 598-601