Though Philip Johnson's Glass House—and the entire compound, really—in New Canaan, Connecticut, is a seminal work of architecture and sparks adoration in its own right, this spring, it has company. 87-year-old Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, who is perhaps best known for her Infinity Room installations (singer Adele recently recorded a video in one), created this set of works, dubbed "Narcissus Garden."
The piece, which includes 1,300 metallic spheres floating in a pond on the grounds of the compound, marks the year of Philip Johnson's 110th birthday. In a release, The Glass House noted that Narcissus Garden was originally created a show at the Venice Biennale some fifty years ago, but has been reimagined here for the Glass House's grounds.
One of Kusama's famed "Pumpkin" sculptures will also grace the grounds, appearing opposite the Brick House. The art will be available for view until Wednesday, November 30.
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