In 1955, Canadian uranium magnate Joseph Hirshhorn commissioned Philip Johnson to design a plan for an entire town in Ontario, Canada. The project was never realized. Public Spirit, an animated tour of this Utopian town, debuted at the prestigious “Directions” exhibit in the Hirshhorn Museum on November 7th, 2008. ...[The town] was designed by Philip Johnson according to a progressive modernist program. Special attention was paid to aesthetics; Hirshhorn requested "the most beautiful small town in the world."
...and watching the short video portrait of it will give you weeks of nightmares about opening your veins in the middle of a remorseless glass room and, as soft, pulsating electronic music plays, watching your own viscous gore drench the world in a warm, rich red your eyes have been starved for.