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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Birthday Cake Recipe
Each year for Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday, at Taliesin and Taliesin West, his favorite birthday cake recipe is made and served. Join us in celebrating today by following this recipe and making your own cake at home.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jun 8, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Greatest Work
Serving as an apprentice, resident, and practitioner from January 1957 to October 1978 at Taliesin West, Vern Swaback has experienced firsthand the many facets of the Taliesin experience. Now, he’s exploring how the past at Taliesin West continues to shape the future.
Vernon D. Swaback | May 16, 2017
Conservation of Whitman Square
In January of 2017, a conservation team carried out a project to stabilize and preserve the history of Whitman Square at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Apr 19, 2017
The David and Gladys Wright House Launches Virtual Tour
The David and Gladys Wright House online tour allows visitors from around the world to virtually experience the home in Phoenix, Arizona.
Zach Rawling | Feb 27, 2017
Reintroducing The Whirling Arrow
In naming our blog – home to updates on the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, pieces of history, and closer looks into the lives of those celebrating Wright’s legacy – we wanted to be rooted in the history of Taliesin.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Feb 14, 2017
Along Wisconsin’s Heritage Trail
For anyone who has ever wanted to take a road trip with Frank Lloyd Wright, the next best thing is now available as a one-of-a-kind experience of Wright’s tremendous impact on his home state of Wisconsin. In March 2016, Governor Scott Walker signed legislation and dedicated $50,000 to create the Frank Lloyd Wright Heritage Trail, a scenic tour spotlighting Wright’s buildings throughout the state. It covers Wright sites from Richland Center (Wright’s birthplace) to Racine (S.C. Johnson Research Tower and Wingspread).
Andrew Pielage | Feb 14, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Personal Notes on Leaves of Grass
On Wednesday, October 1, 1952, Frank Lloyd Wright gathered his apprentices for a talk. On this day, like many in the great architect’s life, he was feeling particularly inspired by Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” and decided to share his enthusiasm with the apprentices.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Feb 13, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright and Japan
Frank Lloyd Wright admitted to only three influences: the Froebel Kindergarten Gifts he had played with as a child; Louis Henri Sullivan, his early mentor; and the Japanese woodblock print. Of particular significance to his developing aesthetic was the woodblock print and the culture that produced it.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jan 1, 2017
For You O Democracy
American Transcendentalism helped define organic architecture.
Naomi Tanabe Uechi | Jan 1, 2017