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Architect Philip Johnson Dies at 98

Posted on: January 26, 2005

ABC News: Architect Philip Johnson Dies at 98

“The practice of architecture is the most delightful of all pursuits. Also, next to agriculture, it is the most necessary to man. One must eat, one must have shelter,” Johnson said in his acceptance speech for the Pritzker Prize, which is often called the Nobel Prize of architecture. Johnson was the first recipient of the prize when it was created in 1979.

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