Saturday, July 13, 2013

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 Pavillion 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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