Philip Johnson

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Philip Johnson

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born
in Cleveland - Ohio, The United States
August 07, 1906

died
February 25, 2005

gender
male

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Philip Cortelyou Johnson (July 8, 1906 – January 25, 2005) was an influential American architect.
In 1930, he founded the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. In 1978 he was awarded an American Institute of Architects Gold Medal and in 1979 the first Pritzker Architecture Prize. He was a student at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Johnson was gay, and has been called "the best-known openly gay architect in America." In 1961 he was elected into the National Academy of Design as an Associate member and became a full Academician in 1963.


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