kimbell art museum, renzo piano
Last month I visited Forth Worth, Texas for my daughter’s gymnastics meet where, after a meet schedule change, I ended up having a free day. I started my little photo day with the Fort Worth Water Gardens which were across the street from our hotel.
fort worth water gardens
fort worth water gardens
fort worth water gardens, philip johnson, john burgee
I did a little research and found a couple museums that have some interesting architecture. First was the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth designed by Tadao Ando. Love the geometry in this building and the way the harsh midday light creates such strong shadows adding to this geometry.
modern art museum of fort worth, tadao ando
modern art museum of fort worth, tadao ando
Even the exhibits have great geometry.
modern art museum of fort worth
Then a little play with shadows of organic materials for a little contrast.
modern art museum of fort worth, tadao ando
A detail shot of the sculpture in the courtyard of the museum – Conjoined by Roxy Paine.
roxy paine conjoined
Thanks to a tip from an architect friend I headed across the street to the Kimbell Art Museum. Two great architects involved in this design – Louis Kahn and Renzo Piano (who also designed the modern wing of the Art Institute in Chicago). And a little bonus exhibit of one of my favorite painters – Monet, I actually caught this on its last day, a nice bit of luck.
Here are a few from the Louis Kahn building.
kimbell art museum, louis kahn
kimbell art museum, louis kahn
kimbell art museum, louis kahn
Then the Renzo Piano Pavilion.
kimbell art museum, renzo piano
kimbell art museum, renzo piano
kimbell art museum, renzo piano
On the way to the museums we crossed this interesting bridge – City of FortWorth West Seventh Street Bridge – so on my way back I decided to walk and grab some images.
City of Fort Worth West Seventh Street Bridge
City of Fort Worth West Seventh Street Bridge
City of Fort Worth West Seventh Street Bridge
Because it’s me, we all know there are many more images and color versions of most of what you see here, links below:
All of Forth Worth
Fort Worth Water Gardens
Museum of Modern Art Fort Worth
Kimbell Art Museum
City of Fort Worth West Seventh Street Bridge

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