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Justin and Barbara Kerr
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Oral History Interview with Justin and Barbara Kerr, undertake by Joshua Wilson and James Curtin on the telephone on July 19, 2013. Justin and Barbara Kerr donated their photographic archive to the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA) of Dumbarton Oaks in order that it will remain available to any and all researchers in perpetuity.
Located in Library & Archives / / Historical Records / Oral History Project
Philip Johnson at Dumbarton Oaks
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This online resource commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of Philip Johnson’s Pre-Columbian pavilion at Dumbarton Oaks. Johnson’s architectural masterpiece opened in 1963 and is now seen as a seminal building in his late 1950s’ shift from International Style modernism to Postmodern classicism. Despite this recognition, the Johnson wing has been little discussed or studied. This anniversary year provides an excellent opportunity to commemorate the Pre-Columbian collection’s impressive housing—arguably a work of art in its own right.
Located in Museum / Online Publications