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Celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright with Music
Two concerts at Taliesin’s historic Hillside Theater celebrate the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birth. Taliesin Music Director, Effi Casey, and Jason Silverman reflect.
Effi Casey | Aug 3, 2017
Getting Personal with Frank Lloyd Wright: Taliesin and Taliesin West
Design Milk explores the legacies of Taliesin and Taliesin West, the two properties considered to be Frank Lloyd Wright’s autobiography in wood and stone.
Design Milk | Jul 26, 2017
Tan-y-Deri Porch Restoration Complete
As of this summer, the preservation crew has fully completed the reconstruction of the porch at Tan-y-Deri of Taliesin, which now stands as it existed from the late 1930s to the early 1950s.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jul 25, 2017
This New Yorker Cartoon Documented the Guggenheim’s 1959 Opening
Cartoonist Alan Dunn captures the feeling and dialogue of the opening of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in his cartoons for the November 28, 1959 issue of the New Yorker.
Caitlin Dover | Jul 10, 2017
Illuminating Details from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Blueprints
Guggenheim Blogs explores the museum’s array of obscure details discovered by a thorough analysis of their archival documents.
Ashley Mendelsohn | Jun 23, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright on Air Conditioning
The following excerpt detailing Frank Lloyd Wright’s thoughts on air conditioning was taken from Wright’s 1954 publication “The Natural House.”
Frank Lloyd Wright | Jun 21, 2017
New Documentary “Desert Laboratory” Coming Soon
Filmmaker Azza Cohen is working on “Desert Laboratory,” a documentary about Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West. Watch the trailer here and stay tuned to the Whirling Arrow for further details about the film.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jun 14, 2017
Petroglyphs at Taliesin West
Discovering Frank Lloyd Wright’s work during a high school field trip to Fallingwater, Preservation Archaeologist Aaron Wright, Ph.D., felt drawn to Wright’s understanding of natural landscapes. Now, 25 years later, he is revisiting the legendary architect’s work to study the petroglyphs at Taliesin West.
Aaron Wright | Jun 13, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright: A World of Influence
America’s most celebrated architect has shaped generations of designers, transforming how we live and build.
JEFF FICKER, LIZELLE GALAZ, AND KELSEY KEITH | Jun 9, 2017