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#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
World Heritage Posters Celebrate Wright Inscription through Artists’s Drawings
In July of 2019, eight sites by Frank Lloyd Wright were inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. We’re celebrating 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
Experience Frank Lloyd Wright’s Wingspread in Immersive Video Tour
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | May 7, 2020
Philip Johnson: 100 Years, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Us
In 1957, architect Philip Johnson delivered a speech to the Washington State Chapter of the American Institute of Architects: “100 Years, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Us.”
Philip Johnson | Apr 30, 2020
Willey House Stories Part 19 – Nothing Lasts Forever
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 | Apr 17, 2020
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin and Johnson Wax Workspaces
Frank Lloyd Wright stepped onto the national architecture scene with the substantial essay “In the Cause of Architecture” in the Architectural Record of March, 1908. His first sentence set the terms for understanding his work: “Radical though it be, the work here illustrated is dedicated to a cause conservative in the best sense of the word.”
Sidney Robinson | Mar 25, 2020