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Yayoi Kusama covers Philip Johnsons Glass House in red polka dots

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 05, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Sep 04, 2016

Built in 1949, the Glass House is a modern and minimalist masterpiece designed by Philip Johnson as his own residence on a 49-acre estate in New Canaan, Connecticut. The Glass House opened to the public in 1996 and has hosted tours, art installations, and even music performances. Ms. Kusama, a contemporary of Johnson, was invited by curator Irene Shum to install the “Narcissus Garden”—a work first created in 1966 for the 33rd Venice Biennale—as part of a celebratory event. “Narcissus...






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