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FLW150: The Celebration Continues
Thanks to the excitement of Wright-admirers around the world, partnerships with Wright sites, and continued special events, we’re off to a great start for this 150th year. Here’s a small look at the great things we’ve accomplished together.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Aug 31, 2017
Drawing Up the Past of Taliesin West
University of Texas at San Antonio students are helping to advance the preservation of Taliesin West by creating award-winning, computer-aided design (CAD) drawings of the space, using Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) standards.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Aug 30, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright on Desert Life
On November 29, 1952, Frank Lloyd Wright — during one of his cherished Sunday morning talks — spoke to apprentices on the wonders of desert living and the importance of embracing the surrounding beauty. The talk was published by Cornelia Brierly in “Desert Life: Desert Foliage at Taliesin West.”
Frank Lloyd Wright | Aug 23, 2017
A Curator’s Reflection on Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive
Barry Bergdoll, curator of the Museum of Modern Art’s “Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive,” explains the journey of unpacking the multifaceted career of America’s greatest architect and presenting it in an exciting and forward-looking way.
Barry Bergdoll | Aug 16, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Penfield House for Sale
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1955, the Penfield House in Willoughby Hills, Ohio, is now for sale.
Frank Lloyd Wright | Aug 14, 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
Frank Lloyd Wright House in a Bookshelf
Jim and Cathy Walter have always dreamed of having their own Frank Lloyd Wright home. So they built one — in a bookshelf.
Jim Walter | Jun 26, 2017