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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
Illuminating Details from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Blueprints
Guggenheim Blogs explores the museum’s array of obscure details discovered by a thorough analysis of their archival documents.
Ashley Mendelsohn | Jun 23, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright on Air Conditioning
The following excerpt detailing Frank Lloyd Wright’s thoughts on air conditioning was taken from Wright’s 1954 publication “The Natural House.”
Frank Lloyd Wright | Jun 21, 2017
How Today’s Designers are Influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Principles
In honor of 150th birthday, Design Milk asked some architects and designers how Frank Lloyd Wright’s design philosophies shaped their work.
Design Milk | Jun 19, 2017
New Documentary “Desert Laboratory” Coming Soon
Filmmaker Azza Cohen is working on “Desert Laboratory,” a documentary about Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West. Watch the trailer here and stay tuned to the Whirling Arrow for further details about the film.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation | Jun 14, 2017
Petroglyphs at Taliesin West
Discovering Frank Lloyd Wright’s work during a high school field trip to Fallingwater, Preservation Archaeologist Aaron Wright, Ph.D., felt drawn to Wright’s understanding of natural landscapes. Now, 25 years later, he is revisiting the legendary architect’s work to study the petroglyphs at Taliesin West.
Aaron Wright | Jun 13, 2017
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