A massive geodesic dome with 61 glass eyes is coming to Arkansas' Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
The structure, called Fly's Eye Dome, was designed by the late Buckminster Fuller, who was known for his futuristic inventions and who hoped it would revolutionize housing. Museum curators say Fuller was inspired to design the dome after looking at a photo of a fly's eye.
The dome will join a 1950s home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright that became part of the museum's collection in 2015. Demonstrating innovation in American architecture is part of the museum's mission.
The 50-foot-wide Fly's Eye Dome, made of glass and fiberglass, will appear on the museum's north...