Hello friends,

This past weekend was a busy one. I went to Dallas for the day on Saturday, to study and catch up over dinner with my friend Lyna. Sunday, we both went to Louis Kahn's exhibition at the Kimbell Art Museum, here in Fort Worth. I had been wanting to go for a while now, so it was good that I finally got to do so. 

The admission to the exhibition is free and celebrates the talent of Louis I. Kahn, an American Architect who has marked the world of architecture with his beautiful legacy. Originally, I only knew him as the person behind the architecture of the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, TX. I had no idea that he was for one, also the person behind the famous Salk Institute, the National Assembly Building of Bangladesh, or the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park. I got the opportunity to learn more about the man himself, and of course about the architect. 
Some of Louis Kahn's children Pastels

The exhibit is just magnificent. It features sketches, photography of Kahn and his works, miniature models of his works, diary notes, passports with their stamps (to accentuate how much he traveled). It also highlights the complexity of the man. Kahn was not just passionate about architecture, he also loved Nature - from which he continuously gathered his inspiration, but also he was a Science admirer. This is especially seen in his contribution to the scientific world with beautiful institutions and laboratories built around the US and the world (i.e. Salk Institute).

Salk Institute
He also loved arts. We even get a glimpse at some pastel works from his children which were part of his collection, and all somewhat portray the way he viewed the world, in beautiful pieces that make architecture.

Kimbell Art Museum
As you can tell, I was really impressed by this exhibition. I love architecture as much as I love a good painting, and as such, this exhibit was very heartwarming.

If you are in town, make sure to stop by the museum. The exhibit will be open until June 25, 2017. 

Kimbell Art Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Blvd, 
Fort Worth, TX 76107

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