878. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Dear George,

The first of the two building additions Mies van der Rohe
undertook for the Museum of Fine Arts-Houston is shown on the top postcard picture. The free-span exhibition space was named Cullinan Hall and the interior space with all the works of art was fully visible from the adjacent street. 

The second postcard is a picture of the Brown Pavilion that was built in front of the Cullinan Hall 16 years later to serve as a new entrance lobby, exhibition gallery and auditorium.

This is the only curved building built by Mies and one of the two Museums he realized.

Best wishes.

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