Kreeger Museum 2009
The former residence of David and Carmen Kreeger. Designed by architect Philip Johnson. Permanent collection of 19th and 20th century paintings and sculptures incl works by Monet, van Gogh, Picasso, Renoir, Cezanne, Chagall, Rodin, Miro, Moore and Kandinsky as well as African and Asian (India and Pakistan) sculptures. There is 1968 Time Magazine article online which describes how the building came about: http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,838701-2,00.html. Philip Johnson said his design was inspired by the Hagia Sofia in Instanbul, Turkey. No photography is allowed indoors. No charge to take pics of the building and the sculptures on the front lawn. With admission access to a terrace with additional sculptures the building.
Sep 19, 2009