A wall sign bearing Johnson’s name will be covered by an artwork during the run of the exhibition Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America.
After Architects Denounce Philip Johnson’s White Supremacist Views, Harvard Will Rename a House He Designed
The Philip Johnson Thesis House will henceforth be known as simply “9 Ash Street,” the building’s physical address.
Architects Ask MoMA to Remove Philip Johnson’s Name, Citing Racist Legacy
The Johnson Study Group, a group of artists and architects, says that Johnson’s “widely documented white supremacist views make him an inappropriate namesake.”
Philip Johnson’s Postmodern Skyscraper Is Landmarked, But Rockburne Murals May Still Be in Danger
The postmodern icon has become the first of its kind to gain landmark preservation status in New York City, but there’s no word if the art housed inside will remain safe.
Dorothea Rockburne Murals in Limbo as the Former AT&T Building Awaits Its Fate
While debate swirls over a redesign of Philip Johnson’s postmodern skyscraper, it’s unclear what will happen to Rockburne’s two site-specific paintings in the building’s lobby.
Philip Johnson’s First House Needs a New Owner
The owners of the concrete residence known as the Booth House in Bedford, New York, are now trying to sell Johnson’s 1946 building within a month.
Philip Johnson Chapel Vandalized in Dallas
A Philip Johnson-designed chapel in Dallas was vandalized after the pastor spoke on a local conservative talk show.
Reviving a Rusted Relic of the World’s Fair in Queens
The New York State Pavilion in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park is currently vacant, a lock on its gate allowing only a glimpse of the decayed interior of Philip Johnson’s futuristic “Tent of Tomorrow,” designed for the 1964 World’s Fair.
What Should We Do with New York’s Most Neglected World’s Fair Relic?
What will become of the derelict New York State Pavilion, a rusted Space Age relic of the 1964 World’s Fair?
Watching Relationships Build and Unravel in Philip Johnson’s Glass House
NEW CANAAN, Conn. — A man and a woman are separated by a grassy hill. He makes one movement — a snap, a jump — and she repeats it. They playfully signal to one another, flirting, perhaps like birds would do.
The Men Behind MoMA’s Taste for Modernist Design
Long before it became a cultural juggernaut, MoMA was helmed by a young intellectual named Alfred H. Barr Jr. who, from 1929 to 1934, worked in close collaboration with architect Philip Johnson to make the museum an influential platform for modernism.
Embattled Four Seasons Picasso Finds New Home
The Picasso tapestry slated for removal from the Four Seasons restaurant in the Seagram Building has found a new home at the New-York Historical Society, the New York Times reported.