Reflecting Pool at the Hirshhorn Museum

The Hirshhorn Museum is all curves. Circles and fanned lines. A reflecting pool sits in the middle of the interior courtyard. The museum protects the water from the wind, so it’s waves are slow and large. The languid liquid reflects…

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Light Curves at the Hirshhorn Museum

The Hirshhorn Museum is all about curves. Together with the sun, the result is light curves, concrete curves, and shadows. Sometimes, curves combine to make even more curves. Like in this photograph. The shadows and sunlight combine with the sculpture garden…

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National Air and Space Museum from the Back

Most might be familiar with the National Air and Space Museum as it looks from the front. The tall glass windows. The sharp, pointy sculpture. But from the back, the building is inverted. Rather than the glass, it’s the marble…

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Hirshhorn Museum Curves and Moon Counterpoint

The Hirshhorn Museum is all about curves. The only straight lines are the columns holding everything up. There’s also a water feature that has some straight lines in it. But everything else curves. The result is a dynamic, fluid view.…

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