Philip Johnson

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Philip Johnson
Philip Cortelyou Johnson
BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, United States

Johnson, Philip


Born July 8, 1906, in Cleveland. American architect. Student and colleague of Mies van der Rohe.

Developing the principles of his teacher, Johnson built a glass home in New Canaan, Conn., in the form of a cube in 1949. He later combined contemporary architectural principles and materials with free stylizations of traditional architectural forms (neo-classical, Gothic, ancient Roman, and Near and Far Eastern medieval styles). Among Johnson’s designs are the Museum of Modern Art (New York, 1951, 1965), the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art (Fort Worth, 1961), the dome of a nuclear reactor (Israel, 1960), and the State Theater at Lincoln Center (New York, 1964).


Jacobus, J. Philip Johnson. London-New York, 1962.
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United States-based Eli Lilly and Company has named Philip Johnson as its new senior vice president, finance and treasurer, effective 1 January 2018, it is reported today.
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Finlandia University President Philip Johnson says the option will help give students a degree they can use to enter the workforce while working toward a bachelor's degree.
Philip Johnson, from Liverpool, wrote: "Liverpool is a city with a strong maritime history.