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Philip Johnson, The Glass House, New Canaan, Connecticut, 1945 - 1949, Photo by Staib via Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

Philip Johnson’s Glass House and The Architecture of Transparency

The Art Minute University: This post was written by Ryan Maler, a student at Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX. The Glass House, designed by architect Philip Johnson, is set in a rural landscape in New Canaan, Connecticut. The modern home has … Continue reading

Philip Johnson and Mark Rothko, The Rothko Chapel, 1971, Houston, TX, Photo by Darren Milligan via Flickr, Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License.

Make the Time: The Rothko Chapel

If you find yourself in Houston, TX, where there is a lot of great art to see, consider making the time to visit the Rothko Chapel.  The famous modern architect Philip Johnson designed the octagonal building, but the building is … Continue reading