This Fall at the Glass House

Study Tour – Glass House + Grace Farms Saturday, November 21 12:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Glass House River.jpg Building

Glass House River.jpg Building

Visit two significant achievements in architecture on a one-day study tour of Philip Johnson’s Glass House and the newly opened River, a building designed by SANAA, on the grounds of Grace Farms in New Canaan, CT. Shuttle transportation between sites and afternoon snack provided.

Glass House Presents SO – IL + Kazys Varnelis Thursday, November 5, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu of SO – IL will discuss their work with historian and theorist Kazys Varnelis. Founded in 2008, SO – IL focuses on the development of new ideas and their viability in the world. The firm has been one of the most recognized emerging architectural practices in recent years.

Enoc Perez: Lipstick On view October 25 – November 30

This exhibition will present a new body of work by the artist that refers to the Lipstick Building (1986), an elliptical office tower in Manhattan designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee. In each work, Perez uses his characteristic style to explore the formal qualities of the Lipstick Building in a variety of palettes.

Book signing with Stacy Bass at the Glass House Design Store Thursday, October 29, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Gardens at First Light, the new book by author and fine art photographer Stacy Bass, focuses on twelve exceptional gardens in more than 200 photographs taken on-location at daybreak. The book reveals an intimate perspective that shimmers with hope and possibility. The award-winning photographer presents a select collection of beautiful private gardens with impressive technique that engages light in subtle, enchanting ways.

The Glass House 199 Elm Street New Canaan CT 06840

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