Hilary Lewis

Show catalog

Drawing of Cathedral of Hope, PJAR

Philip Johnson: Architecture as Art

Two years in the making, this exhibition was hosted by DC's Kreeger Museum, a jewel of a building and collection that was formerly the home of David Lloyd Kreeger, a major philanthropist, collector and patron of the arts.

Kreeger was also a patron of Johnson, who designed the Kreeger home in Washington in the mid-60s (completed 1967). Since 1994, a museum open to the public, this spectacular setting was extremely well suited to present the show of Johnson's last chapter of design in Philip Johnson: Architecture as Art.

The show specifically showcased the last 15 years of Johnson's architectural oeuvre, when the architect gave full expression to his love of sculpture as an essential part of architecture.

Curated by Lewis and designed by prominent New York firm, Wendy Evans Joseph Architecture (WEJA), the exhibition presented over 100 works. Catalog was also a collaboration of the Lewis and WEJA. Show received additional collaboration from Philip Johnson/​Alan Ritchie Architects (PJAR)of New York.

For more media coverage of show, please visit News section of this site.

Selected Works

Magazines
This monthly publication celebrates the ongoing developments and history relating to the best of Florida's exciting architectural legacy.
Regional publication focused on architecture and design.
Revealing the best in architecture, design and development in South Florida.
Architecture
Latest monograph from the world's largest architectural firm.
Catalog of exhibition, curated by Lewis, at the Kreeger Museum in Washington, DC.
Monograph on occasion of noted New York firm's 50th anniversary.
Monograph on firm of Graham Gund.
Featured in Business Week, Town and Country, House and Garden and Publisher's Weekly.
"[C]aptures the elusive Mr. Johnson best..."
--The New York Times
Real Estate
Examination of renowned real estate firm known for its commitment to improving level of design in commercial realm.
Urban development
An insider's account of the master planning process post-9/11 at New York's World Trade Center site.