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Demolition Watch: Built in 1946, three years before...

Built in 1946, three years before his famous Glass House, Philip Johnson's Farney House in Sagaponack, NY, is set to be demolished. Apparently, the couple who bought the oceanfront house last year for $24 million plans to replace it with...

Demolition Watch: Everybody Say Goodbye to This Unwanted Philip Johnson House

Photo via NC Modernist Built in 1946, three years before his famous Glass House, Philip Johnson's Farney House in Sagaponack, New York, helped define Long Island Modernism, and is seen as an important precursor to that iconic and well-situated design....

Philip Glass & Steve Reich w/ Nico Muhly & others kicked off "Nonesuch Records at BAM" w/ their first of 3 shows (pics)

photos by Greg Cristman There were no speeches, or stagy hugs, or arms lifted in reconciliation. Not even a handshake. Still, on Tuesday night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, two pioneers of Minimalism, the composers Philip Glass and Steve...

What's going on Tuesday? (Karen O, Philip Glass & Steve Reich, Elephant Stone, Laurel Halo, Shannon & Clams, more)

Karen O w/ Yeah Yeah Yeahs at Barclays Center in 2013 (more by Amanda Hatfield) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... Karen O @ McKittrick Hotel Karen O's...

Lookalikes: Glass House Tribute in the Hudson Valley Seeks $2.25M

3 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

Photo by Bilyana Dimitrova via Visible Weather. Additional images via Berkshire Property Agents A circa-2007 tribute to Philip Johnson's Glass House, that large-looming epitome of a severely modernist home, is up for sale in Ghent, N.Y. Designed by architect and...

Lookalikes: Glass House Tribute in the Hudson Valley Seeks $2.25M

Photo by Bilyana Dimitrova via Visible Weather A circa-2007 tribute to Philip Johnson's Glass House, that large-looming epitome of a severely modernist home, is up for sale in Ghent, N.Y. Designed by architect and Columbia University professor Michael Bell, the...

Friday Photo: Picasso, Bullish on the Beach

4 weeks agoArts / Graphic Design : UnBeige

When it comes to great men on the beach, our heart has always been with Einstein (and Robert Wilson, and Philip Glass). But where more literal beaches are concerned, we’re biased toward those in the south of France, particularly in the...Show More Summary

Starchitecture for Sale: Midcentury American architect Philip Johnson was...

Midcentury American architect Philip Johnson was much more than his effusively beloved Glass House—in fact, the landscape-minded modernist designed several minimalist piles in the forestlands of Connecticut. One such example is the plywood-sheathed Wiley Speculative House, built as a development...

Starchitecture For Sale: Philip Johnson's Other Design in New Canaan Asks $1.6M

Philip Johnson was an American modernist most famous for his Glass House in New Canaan, Conn., a transparent box in an affluent piece of woods that is so beloved, Neiman Marcus once offered a night there and former Connecticut...

Philips and Accenture’s Concept of Universal EEG Controller for ALS Patients (VIDEO)

Having recently introduced their concept of using Google Glass in the operating room, Philips and Accenture have been working on a proof-of-concept for using an EEG reader to give severely disabled people control of their environment. Show More Summary

Claude Speeed - Tiger Woods

Sounds like: Steve Reich, Philip Glass, American Men Song: Claude Speeed - Tiger Woods What's so good? Glasgow's LuckyMe has proved to be one of the more diverse labels recently, releasing everything between Jacques Greene and Lunice,...Show More Summary

In Culture News: Teen Tix Wins Praise, Philip K. Dick Is Coming to TV, and Google Glass Banned from Comic-Con

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Teen Tix Wins Mayor's Arts Award, Gets Coverage in American Theatre: We've been loving Teen Tix, which facilitates teens getting $5 tickets to all kinds of cultural institutions from smaller theaters to Pacific Northwest Ballet, since 2009 when they made our Stranger Genius short list. Show More Summary

Outdoors Week 2014: Philip Johnson's Other Career: Landscape Architecture?

Photo via The Glass House Philip Johnson's influence on architecture during the 20th century is impossible to overstate. He brought Ludwig Mies van der Rohe into the American consciousness, he became one of the most famous practitioners of the International...

aworks listening log :: july 12, 2014 #glass #lively #good-spirited

2 months agoMusic / Classical : aworks

Philip Glass. Metamorphosis. Jeroen Van Veen - Glass: Solo Piano Music Philip Glass. Mad Rush. Jeroen Van Veen - Glass: Solo Piano Music Philip Glass. Piece in the Shape of a Square. Clair Chase - Density Judith Shatin. View from...

Kickstarting a documentary about Moondog, the blind, homeless father of minimalist music

3 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Michael sez, "One of my all-time favourite composers was a blind street musician, Louis T Hardin, who went by the stage name Moondog and who performed on the streets of Manhattan from the 1940s through to 1974. Philip Glass, CharlieShow More Summary

Philip Johnson Wire: A chunk of Philip Johnson's controversial,...

A chunk of Philip Johnson's controversial, postmodern Sony Building will be converted into 96 apartments, which means 96 more wealthy families can get a chance to live in an abode designed by the famed Glass House starchitect. While the developers...

Some Rare Handel, and ‘Dracula,’ on Tap for Morgan Season

A rarely heard Handel oratorio and a showing of "Dracula" with a score by Philip Glass are part of the Morgan Library & Museum's 2014-15 season.

Shadwell Opera take the Arts Theatre to the Penal Colony

3 months agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

Enterprising young opera company Shadwell Opera is back with a pair of performances of Philip Glass's In The Penal Colony. Shadwell Opera will be performing at the Arts Theatre on 16 and 30 June, interrupting the current run of Ghost...Show More Summary

aworks listening log :: june 9, 2104 #xeniapestova #tooesoteric

3 months agoMusic / Classical : aworks

John Cage. Music for Two - Xenia Pestova. From a new Naxos recording. Philip Glass. Ange Des Orages Philip Glass. Music in Similar Motion - Brad Lubman Harry Partch. Ring Around the Moon. Too esoteric even for me. Harry Partch....

Glass House Wire: T: The New York Times Style...

T: The New York Times Style Magazine just sat down with Fujiko Nakaya, the artist who is spending the summer orchestrating the engulfment of Philip Johnson's Glass House in man-made fog. "Fog is tangible and it can be disorienting and...

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