The design of the Kreeger Museum was all thanks to world famous architect Philip Johnson, who completed the structure in 1967. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Kreeger Museum building, and to celebrate this, the Museum is hosting a special exhibit, called “RE-VISION,” featuring six photographers who re-interpreted the architecture of Johnson.
Curating the exhibit is Michael E. Hickok and Yolanda Cole of Hickok Cole Architects. The six photographers featured include Cynthia Connolly, Frank Hallam Day, Avi Gupta, Max Hirshfeld, Franz Jantzen, and Colin Winterbottom.
In a statement, Curators Hickok and Cole said, “Our vision for this anniversary exhibition goes beyond the expected historic sketches, photographs of construction and archival correspondence between Mr. Johnson and his client. Instead we have asked artists to create entirely new artistic material based on the inspired design of the building. We want the public to see the Museum in new and fresh ways.”
The exhibit will be featured from March 10 through July 29. A panel discussion will be hosted on March 22 at 6 p.m. and on April 13 at 6 p.m.