Willey House Stories Part 20 – The Struggle
Every house has stories to tell, particularly if the house was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Some stories are familiar. Some are even true. Some, true or not, have been lost to time, while others are yet to be told. Steve Sikora, owner of the Malcom Willey House, continues his exploration of the home and its influence on architecture and society.
Steve Sikora | Oct 19, 2020
New Issue of Quarterly Magazine Explores “The Basis of Democracy”
We asked Jennifer Gray (curator, educator, and guest editor of the Summer 2020 Quarterly) five questions about Frank Lloyd Wright and the ways in which he promoted democracy through his work and writing.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Sep 25, 2020
An Architecture of Mobility: The Lake Tahoe Project
In 1923 Frank Lloyd Wright began designing plans for a non-commissioned and unbuilt project, the Lake Tahoe Summer Colony. Here, not only does he imagine an array of cottages along the shore, but also a fleet of cabins afloat in the bay.
David De Long | Sep 21, 2020
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Reveals New Vision & Mission Statements
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation recently adopted brand new Vision & Mission Statements to better reflect both the deep commitment toward Wright’s legacy and the ultimate forward-reaching impact on the world that his work and ideas contribute toward making life better and richer today and relevant well into the future.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Sep 2, 2020
#WrightVirtualVisits Greatest Hits: Fallingwater
For the past 4 months, Wright sites across the country have been swapping weekly virtual video tours. We’re looking back at some of our favorite #WrightVirtualVisits videos, highlighting Fallingwater this week!
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jul 30, 2020
New UNESCO World Heritage Posters Celebrate Wright Inscription through Artists’s Drawings
Just over a year ago, eight sites by Frank Lloyd Wright were inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. To mark this anniversary, we’re celebrating the meticulously detailed drawings of these sites by artist Michael Pipher. His illustrations have been seen in the Frank Lloyd Wright Quarterly magazine and they are now available as commemorative fine art prints.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jul 27, 2020
The Personal Library of Frank Lloyd Wright Gets a New Website
Architectural historian Paul V. Turner, collaborating with the Stanford University Library, has developed a database and website devoted to Frank Lloyd Wright’s library. The books that inspired Wright’s life, philosophy, and work are compiled and discussed in this website, which has just now been made public.
Paul Turner | Jul 15, 2020
Hillside Theatre Curtain Restoration
Get a glimpse of the carefully completed restoration work for the exquisite Hillside Theatre Curtain, still being used in a functional theatre space in Spring Green, Wisconsin near Taliesin. The Hillside Curtain is one of the largest gifts Frank Lloyd Wright ever received and it is also one of the largest objects in the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s collection.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jun 23, 2020
Why I Love Wisconsin
In 1932, Frank Lloyd Wright wrote the following article for Wisconsin Magazine in which he describes his feelings for the state he loved above all others (with Arizona coming in second) as well as his fascination with Wisconsin’s red barns and lack of “snobs.”
Frank Lloyd Wright | May 29, 2020