Thursday, June 07, 2007

The Glass House Over the Years and In the Words of Johnson's Guests

[Read 'Modern,' our new blog about mid-century modern houses, here.]

We're still getting e-mails promoting the inaugural gala picnic at the Glass House on June 23 ($500 per person is the cheapest you can get in for, so we're not attending unless someone invites us). Meanwhile the Times today takes a good long look at the Glass House over the years, with snippets of quotes from people who knew Philip Johnson and visited the house through the decades. And there are some terrific photos, including one of Warhol looking out the window and another of the house at night, the trees lit from below, and with a man standing over a kitchen counter, a woman sitting in a Barcelona chair, and another man -- maybe Johnson, judging from what looks like Johnson-esque eyeglasses -- wearing a robe and talking on the telephone,

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