Run by the Dia Art Foundation and established in 1983 as a permanent installation of Flavin's work, this renovated firehouse holds a permanent installation of nine works in fluorescent light created by the artist between 1963 and 1981, and a gallery of changing exhibitions.
The Glass House is best understood as a pavilion for viewing the surrounding landscape.
The house, which ushered the International Style into residential American architecture, is iconic because of its innovative use of materials and its seamless integration into the landscape. Philip Johnson, who lived in the Glass House from 1949 until his death in 2005, conceived of it as half a composition, completed by the Brick House. Both buildings were designed in 1945-48.
The home to four generations of the Rockefeller family, beginning with the philanthropist John D. Rockefeller, founder of Standard Oil and still to date the richest man in the United States. The house is today a landmark for architecture, it's gardens and art.
Museum that features Dia Art Foundation's Collection of art that includes art from the 60's to our days including a big number of the most outstanding pieces of minimalist art. The Museum also periodically shows special exhibitions and commissions.