Mies van der Rohe Tiny House

A Mies van der Rohe Tiny House?

This article comes from Ultra Modern Tiny House. Presently, I try to keep my passion for designing tiny dwellings separate from my interest in 20th century creativity, even though I posted a few here in the past. However, this article combines both, utilizing the designs of Philip Johnson with the Glass House and Ludwig Mies […]

Pierre Koenig, The Bailey House

The Bailey House

The Bailey House or Case Study House #21 was the creation of architect Pierre Koenig and opened in 1958. Located near Fryman Canyon Park and the famous Mulholland Drive, the Bailey House is a tour de force of mid-century architecture, although Case Study House #22 is more well-known.   Koenig was renowned for his adherence […]

18 midcentury modern vacation homes – including a “Homarina” and a Japanese-style tea house – Retro Renovation

via 18 midcentury modern vacation homes – including a “Homarina” and a Japanese-style tea house – Retro Renovation. Here is a treat for you! If you appreciate Mid Century Modern and tiny homes, this article features renderings of this very design subject. The tiny house movement today does not exclusively own the idea. Not far […]

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Update on 1960s Yuma, Arizona Virtual Tour

I was unable to find the images necessary for the tour I promised. However, I have added a gallery to the original post with quite a few images.

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Modernism Exalted: The 1964 World’s Fair (And Videos)

I shall start from the end. I ask the question, “What still remains of the 1964 World’s Fair?” The location of both the 1939 and 1964 World’s Fair are presently occupied by Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens. Indeed, two World’s Fairs were held at the same location. Previous to the 1939 occasion, a dump […]

David Hockney Collage

David Hockney at Venice Show

David Hockney: New Digital Work in L.A. Show – Hollywood Reporter The above link has information on a Hockney show in Venice that occurred in July. I also have a new article on David Hockney’s book Secret Knowledge on Howard Bosler Artist.

The Daphne House in Lower Hillsborough | PropertyWalk

via The Daphne House in Lower Hillsborough | PropertyWalk. Here is a beautiful, International Style, modernist house from 1961, a creation of Craig Ellwood. Craig Ellwood was a modernist architect strongly influenced by the Internationalists and produced inspiring case studies. He was influential, especially in California and influenced a generation of architects.

Looking at the role of mid-century modern in Las Vegas – Las Vegas Weekly

via Looking at the role of mid-century modern in Las Vegas – Las Vegas Weekly. Las Vegas has some groovy Mid Century Modern homes. Check out the article above and below there are some examples of Las Vegas Mid Century Modern, some of which are in the Paradise Palms area, known for Mid Century Modern: […]

After 10-Year Reno, a George Nelson Home Gets Back to ’58 – Restoration Watch – Curbed National

via After 10-Year Reno, a George Nelson Home Gets Back to ’58 – Restoration Watch – Curbed National. I will be shortly posting an article on George Nelson, but couldn’t resist posting this link to an article on Curbed. George Nelson is the consummate International Style designer. His designs go beyond the time in which […]

Salk Institute, Louis Kahn

Louis Kahn

Louis Kahn was born in 1901 in Parnu, Estonia and died in New York City in 1974. He studied at the University of Pennsylvania where he later became a professor in 1957. He was a professor of architecture at Yale University in 1947 and in 1950-51 he was architect in residence at the American Academy […]

The Famous Ferrari House From Ferris Bueller Has Finally Sold – Famous Houses – Curbed Chicago

via The Famous Ferrari House From Ferris Bueller Has Finally Sold – Famous Houses – Curbed Chicago.

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The Velazquez Prize

Velazquez gathers the superlatives of art historians, museum directors and connoisseurs. His history is available widely and shall not be examined here. What I am after is his technique and style of painting. For many years I have painted in the manner of a particular artist in order to understand what his or her art […]