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Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman

It wasn’t until May of 2009 that I truly started to appreciate the work of Julius Shulman. I’d seen his work and thought it was amazing before then, but I didn’t bother to research or buy any of his books – I know… shame on me! In May of 2009, I joined a bus tour […]

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The Architecture of Bruce Goff in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Bartlesville, Oklahoma is a small town with a population of approximately 35,000, located 45 miles north of Tulsa. The town embraces the rich, diverse heritage built by the oil industry. Bartlesville features attractions like Frank Lloyd Wright’s only skyscraper the Price Tower, Frank Phillips Home (founder of Phillips Petroleum) and Woolaroc Ranch, Museum & Wildlife […]

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The Bavinger House Twilight Tour

The Bavinger House Twilight Tour

The Bavinger House in Norman, Oklahoma is hosting the “Twighlight Tour” on July 24, 25, and 26th. The tour will be held in the evening between 6:30 PM and 10:30 PM. If you are living in the area, don’t miss this chance to see the Bavinger House at night!

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The Bavinger House

The Bavinger House

The Bavinger House
The Bavinger House was the last stop for the Oklahoma Modernism Architecture Tour. It was designed by Bruce Goff and built by Eugene Bavinger, a former art professor at the University of Oklahoma, between 1950 and 1955. The world renowned Bavinger House is considered to be one of the most significant designs of […]

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The McConnell Residence – Oklahoma Modernism

McConnell Residence

McConnell Residence
The McConnell Residence was the third stop for the Oklahoma Modernism Architecture Tour. Our two huge tour buses pulled into the obviously well-to-do neighborhood, attracting attention from the cars driving by and neighbors. A lady in her Mercedes actually stopped and asked me what was going on and why I was taking pictures of […]

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Following the Footsteps of Julius Shulman: Oklahoma Modernism

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The day we had been waiting for finally came. We drove 150 miles to join Oklahoma Modernism Architecture Tour, sponsored by Oklahoma City Museum of Art (OKCMOA) and Modern Wealth Management. The tour was one of the events conducted in conjunction of the exhibit “Julius Shulman: Oklahoma Modernism Rediscovered” at the OKCMOA, running from April […]

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