Sunday, June 24, 2012

Johnson Museum of Art

Enjoyed my first visit to the Johnson Museum art gallery located on the campus of Cornell University in Ithaca NY.  The collection offers a wide variety of interesting visual treasures ranging from photography to oriental to modern as well as changing exhibitions.

But as interested as I was in the collections I was equally impressed with the building and site.  Cornell is located on a hill overlooking Cayuga Lake, one of New York's Finger Lakes, and the museum has some fantastic views from its many windows.  The building itself was designed by I. M. Pei and was one of the first major projects of this famous architect.

So the building and the views were a highlight for me as well as the gallery contents.

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