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On February 2, 2015, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas, will start renovating portions of its Philip Johnson-designed building. The museum will remain open during the process, though some galleries will be inaccessible. The project is expected to last four months, with all galleries scheduled to reopen in June 2015.

The Amon Carter Museum was designed by Johnson in the International Style --- a straightforward and unadorned aesthetic that expresses classical structure through the use of modern materials. Although the museum was initially conceived as a small institution, its collection continued to grow, necessitating a number of subsequent expansions, which Johnson spearheaded.

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NeueHouse, a members-only workspace collective in New York’s Flatiron district, announced that it will open a Los Angeles outpost in early 2015. The flagship West Coast location will be located in the historic Columbia Square CBS Radio Building and Studio on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood. The six-story structure was designed by the modernist architect William Lescaze, a pioneer of the International Style, in 1938 for CBS CEO William S. Paley.

In addition to providing work spaces for creative professionals, NeueHouse, which opened in New York in May 2013, collects and exhibits contemporary art, hosts screenings, and organizes press conferences and panel discussions.

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This exhibition celebrates the gift of Thomas Hart Benton's epic mural America Today from AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in December 2012. Benton (1889–1975) painted this mural for New York's New School for Social Research to adorn the school's boardroom in its International Style modernist building on West 12th Street. Showing a sweeping panorama of American life throughout the 1920s, America Today ranks among Benton's most renowned works and is one of the most remarkable accomplishments in American art of the period.

The ten-panel mural will be featured in a space that recreates the boardroom in which it originally hung.

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