Trending
Preview "Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles"
MAD's Sky Village will appear in the A+D Museum's inaugural ...
ASID Reports Good News for Industry 2015/2016 Recovery
With the release of the Interior Design 2015/16 Outlook and ...
Studio Libeskind Reveals Plans for Rome's Three Towers
Rome's future Three Towers by Studio Libeskind. Image by Studio ...
5 NeoCon Takeaways: Wellness, Privacy, Ottomans and More
Every year, NeoCon arrives as the harbinger of new product ...
10 Questions With... Kim Herforth Nielsen
Danish architect Kim Herforth Nielsen has pushed envelopes across the ...

JOB ZONE

jobseekers:

employers:

 
Weekly Poll
Which flooring trend are you dying to specify?

    Calendar Upcoming Events
    Jul 12
    Los Angeles, CA, United States

    Interior Design's re:Source Los Angeles 2015

    Jul 19
    Nashville, TN, United States

    BITAC Purchasing & Design East 2015

    Jul 21
    New York, NY

    The 11th Annual First Look

    Aug 02
    Las Vegas, NV, United States

    Las Vegas Market Summer 2015

    Aug 30
    New York, NY, United States

    BITAC Global 2015


    Close Search by date

    or See All Upcoming Events

    industry_article_detail_left_zone

    Philip Johnson Exhibit Takes Over Landmark Lipstick Building

    Greg Gorman's 2000 portrait of Philip Johnson is the exhibition's central piece

    Greg Gorman's 2000 portrait of Philip Johnson is the exhibition's central piece

    Since 1986, Philip Johnson’s Lipstick Building has made its mark on the New York skyline as a towering emblem of postmodern architecture, joining icons such as the Museum of Modern Art and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s Lever House along midtown’s design-rich 53rd Street. This year, the skyscraper hosts an exhibition celebrating its architect, tracing Johnson’s life and career from an early involvement in the Bauhaus movement in the 1920s through his role as a pioneer in architectural modernism and postmodernism.

    The brainchild of the Lipstick Building’s new owners, IRSA and Marciano Investment Group, and curated by Johnson scholar Hilary Lewis, the exhibit features a series of white Corian and double-paned glass panels scattered throughout the tower’s elliptical lobby. Each panel, designed by architect Dan Shannon, will offer viewers a peek at rare photos of Johnson, as well as early design plans and elevation drawings of the Lipstick Building itself. The exhibit is open to the public and will run through Fall 2012.

    industry_article_detail_central_zone