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Concerning the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
When Frank Lloyd Wright designed the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, he was compelled by what he believed the building could be. 60 years after the museum first opened, we reflect on Wright’s persistence, passion, and vision that made this architectural icon possible.
Frank Lloyd Wright | Oct 21, 2019
Arizona Foothills Magazine: Most Influential Phoenicians of 2019
In their latest issue, Arizona Foothills magazine recognized Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation President & CEO Stuart Graff as an influential Phoenician.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Oct 18, 2019
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Introduces Revamped Field Trip Program
This fall, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is rolling out a revamped K-12 field trip program at Taliesin West with the introduction of two new tours and corresponding education labs.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Oct 17, 2019
Learning by Doing Part 4 – The Architecture of Music
In this installment of her Learning by Doing series, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation 2018-2019 Graphic Design Fellow, Meagan Vanderhill, explores the role music has played in the Taliesin Fellowship, and how it connects to architecture.
Meagan Vanderhill | Oct 15, 2019
Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1957 Rose Bowl Parade Float: A Tribute to the Valley of the Sun
In 1956, Frank Lloyd Wright was commissioned to design a float for the annual Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. The eye-catching geometric float was inspired by the Arizona sunshine, and was awarded first place in its category.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Oct 14, 2019
An Autobiography in Wood and Stone
Taliesin, Wright’s summer home in rural Wisconsin, has an interesting and somewhat tumultuous history. As the years went on, Wright rebuilt the structure and experimented with architecture, creating a truly unique work that tells a story.
Keiran Murphy | Oct 9, 2019
University of Oklahoma Students Explore Rich History of Design at Taliesin West
In May, 13 students from the University of Oklahoma’s Gibbs College of Architecture visited Taliesin West for an eight-day immersive program where they studied Frank Lloyd Wright’s design through in-depth, studio-based experiences.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Oct 4, 2019
New Pathway Material Installed at Taliesin West Increases Site Accessibility
As the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation continues ongoing efforts to improve and preserve both Taliesin and Taliesin West, through a Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, we were recently able to increase the accessibility of Taliesin West by installing stabilized decomposed granite throughout the site. We spoke with Emily Butler, Foundation preservation manager to learn more about the project and overall benefits of the new material.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Oct 1, 2019
Plagued by Fire: New Biography Explores the Humanity of Frank Lloyd Wright
In his forthcoming biography, “Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright,” award-winning author Paul Hendrickson delves into the life of Frank Lloyd Wright, covering many controversial and interesting topics including the unmistakable role of fires in his life.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Sep 26, 2019