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Frank Lloyd Wright

Author : Alan Hess
Publisher : Rizzoli International Publications
Page : 342 pages
File Size : 54,8 Mb
Release : 2007
Category : Architecture
ISBN : UOM:39015073910799

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"The mid-twentieth century was one of the most productive and inventive periods in Frank Lloyd Wright's career, producing such masterworks as the Guggenheim Museum, Price Tower, Fallingwater, the Usonian Houses, and the Lovness House, as well as a vast array of innovative furniture and object design. With a wide variety of shapes and forms-ranging from honeycombs to spirals-this period defies simplistic definition. Simplicity, democratic designs, and organic forms characterize Mid-Century Modern, and, mentoring such mid-century talents as Richard Neutra and Rudolph Schindler among others, Wright was one of its most influential proponents. Frank Lloyd Wright: Mid-Century Modern is a comprehensive examination of an under-explored period in Wright's career, a time dating from roughly 1935 to 1958, during which this master architect was at his most daring and innovative."--Jacket

This is Frank Lloyd Wright

Author : Ian Volner
Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 48,8 Mb
Release : 2016-08-30
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 1780678568

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Frank Lloyd Wright wasn't just an architect. He was a prophet, a poseur; a beloved teacher, a failed businessman. During his long, eventful life he experienced both incredible misfortune and great success. This Is Frank Lloyd Wright brings his projects and persona into vivid focus. Wit and visual punch have been the hallmarks of the This Is series to date; the first architectural title in the series will give readers an up-close look at Wright's progress from difficult childhood, to struggling apprenticeship, to early success, through mid-life setbacks and on to late-life comeback. Beautiful specially commissioned illustrations documenting the important events in his life sit alongside photographs of Wright's most iconic buildings (including Fallingwater and New York's Guggenheim Museum).

Frank Lloyd Wright and San Francisco

Author : Paul Venable Turner
Publisher : Yale University Press
Page : 225 pages
File Size : 53,7 Mb
Release : 2016-01-01
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9780300215021

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Frank Lloyd Wright and San Francisco by Paul Venable Turner Pdf

An unprecedented look at Frank Lloyd Wright's storied relationship with San Francisco and the Bay Area, highlighting local masterpieces as well as a remarkable body of unbuilt works

Plagued by Fire

Author : Paul Hendrickson
Publisher : Knopf
Page : 626 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2019
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9780385353656

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From the award-winning and nationally best-selling author of Hemingway's Boat and Sons of Mississippi--an illuminating, pathbreaking biography that will change the way we understand the life, mind, and work of the premier American architect. Frank Lloyd Wright has long been known as a rank egotist who held in contempt almost everything aside from his own genius. Harder to detect, but no less real, is a Wright who fully understood, and suffered from, the choices he made. This is the Wright whom Paul Hendrickson reveals in this masterful biography: the Wright who was haunted by his father, about whom he told the greatest lie of his life. And this, we see, is the Wright of many other neglected aspects of his story: his close, and perhaps romantic, relationship with friend and early mentor Cecil Corwin; the eerie, unmistakable role of fires in his life; the connection between the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 and the murder of his mistress, her two children, and four others at his beloved Wisconsin home by a black servant gone mad. In showing us Wright's facades along with their cracks, Hendrickson helps us form a fresh, deep, and more human understanding of the man. With prodigious research, unique vision, and his ability to make sense of a life in ways at once unexpected, poetic, and undeniably brilliant, he has given us the defining book on Wright.

The Urbanism of Frank Lloyd Wright

Author : Neil Levine
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Page : 464 pages
File Size : 43,7 Mb
Release : 2016
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9780691167534

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This is the first book devoted to Frank Lloyd Wright's designs for remaking the modern city. Stunningly comprehensive, The Urbanism of Frank Lloyd Wright presents a radically new interpretation of the architect’s work and offers new and important perspectives on the history of modernism. Neil Levine places Wright’s projects, produced over more than fifty years, within their historical, cultural, and physical contexts, while relating them to the theory and practice of urbanism as it evolved over the twentieth century. Levine overturns the conventional view of Wright as an architect who deplored the city and whose urban vision was limited to a utopian plan for a network of agrarian communities he called Broadacre City. Rather, Levine reveals Wright’s larger, more varied, interesting, and complex urbanism, demonstrated across the span of his lengthy career. Beginning with Wright’s plans from the late 1890s through the early 1910s for reforming residential urban neighborhoods, mainly in Chicago, and continuing through projects from the 1920s through the 1950s for commercial, mixed-use, civic, and cultural centers for Chicago, Madison, Washington, Pittsburgh, and Baghdad, Levine demonstrates Wright’s place among the leading contributors to the creation of the modern city. Wright’s often spectacular designs are shown to be those of an innovative precursor and creative participant in the world of ideas that shaped the modern metropolis. Lavishly illustrated with drawings, plans, maps, and photographs, this book features the first extensive new photography of materials from the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives. The Urbanism of Frank Lloyd Wright will serve as one of the most important books on the architect for years to come.

Frank Lloyd Wright Designs

Author : Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer
Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
Page : 422 pages
File Size : 55,5 Mb
Release : 2011-10-04
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9780847835706

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The first major presentation in decades of the visionary drawings of the artist-architect and master designer. Frank Lloyd Wright was an architect of vast and unprecedented vision, whose work is not only still admired by the critics and carefully studied by historians but is also widely beloved. Comfortable spaces, humanly scaled, with extraordinary attention to detail-as seen in a range of architectural forms-are at the center of Wright’s enduring appeal. This vision and attention is nowhere more evident than in the drawings. It has been said that had Wright left us only drawings, and not his buildings as well, he would still be celebrated for his brilliant artistry, and this is borne out here. Even more significant, and shown here as never before, are the magical first moments of invention and inspiration-Wright’s earliest sketches, some never before published-which offer unique insight into the mind of the master architect. Frank Lloyd Wright Designs is the most important and comprehensive book to be published on the drawings, designs, conceptual sketches, elevations, and plans of Wright, with particular emphasis on the development of certain important projects. It includes the best-known and beloved projects-like Fallingwater, The Coonley House, Midway Gardens, the Guggenheim, the Imperial Hotel-as well as a range of intriguing, unfamiliar, and previously unpublished drawings by Wright.

Frank Lloyd Wright on Architecture

Author : Frank Lloyd Wright
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 275 pages
File Size : 51,7 Mb
Release : 1941
Category : Architecture
ISBN : OCLC:3493828

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Frank Lloyd Wright in New York

Author : Jane King Hession,Debra Pickrel
Publisher : Gibbs Smith
Page : 174 pages
File Size : 40,8 Mb
Release : 2007
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 1423601017

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Frank Lloyd Wright in New York by Jane King Hession,Debra Pickrel Pdf

'Frank Lloyd wright in New York: The Plaza Years, 1954-1959', examines the momentous five-year period when one of the world's greatest architects and one of the world's greatest cities coexisted. Authors Jane Hession and Debra Prickel bring each of these unequalled characters to life, exploring the fascinating contradiction between Wright's often-voiced disdain of New York and his pride and pleasure of living in one of the city's greatest landmarks: the Plaza Hotel. From his suite, or 'Taliesin the Third', as it became known, Wright supervised construction of the Guggenheim, sparred with the New York press, and received many famous vistitors such as Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller. home...;Michael Carroll, a renowned astronomical and paleo artist for more than twenty years, has done work for NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His art has appeared in many magazines, including 'Time', 'National Geographic', 'Sky & Telescope', and ' Asimov's Science Fiction'. One of his paintings flew aboard MIR; another is resting at the bottom of the Atlantic, aboard Russia's ill-fated Mars 96 spacecraft. nd development without constraining

My First Shapes with Frank Lloyd Wright

Author : Mudpuppy
Publisher : Mudpuppy Books
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 49,5 Mb
Release : 2017-01-16
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 0735351198

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My First Shapes with Frank Lloyd Wright by Mudpuppy Pdf

Frank Lloyd Wright used basic geometric shapes as the foundation for his modern architecture. Learn your basic shapes alongside this famous architect with My First Shapes with Frank Lloyd Wright Board Book from Mudpuppy. Each chapter tab focuses on one of three basics shapes: circle, square, or triangle. - Size: 6.25 x 7"

Frank Lloyd Wright Versus America

Author : Donald Leslie Johnson
Publisher : MIT Press
Page : 448 pages
File Size : 54,9 Mb
Release : 1994
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 0262600226

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Frank Lloyd Wright Versus America by Donald Leslie Johnson Pdf

For his critics and biographers, the 1930s have always been the most challenging period of Frank Lloyd Wright's career. This account uses the architect's long-inaccessable archives at Taliesin West to provide a balanced evaluation of Wright in the 1930s. It separates Wright's design activities from his self-promotion and places his philosophy of individualism within the context of the times.

Who Was Frank Lloyd Wright?

Author : Ellen Labrecque,Who HQ
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 112 pages
File Size : 42,5 Mb
Release : 2015-12-29
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9780399539725

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Who Was Frank Lloyd Wright? by Ellen Labrecque,Who HQ Pdf

Born in Wisconsin in 1867, Frank Lloyd Wright became obsessed with a set of building blocks his mother had given to him on his ninth birthday. He grew up to become the father of organic architecture and the greatest American architect of all time, having designed more than 1,100 buildings during his lifetime. These included private homes – such as the stunning Fallingwater, churches, temples, a hotel, and the world-famous Guggenheim Museum in New York City. When asked how he could create so many designs, he answered, “I can’t get them out fast enough.” Frank Lloyd Wright was a man ahead of his time who could barely keep up with his own ideas!

Drawings and Plans of Frank Lloyd Wright

Author : Frank Lloyd Wright
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Page : 112 pages
File Size : 51,5 Mb
Release : 2012-10-16
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9780486132341

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Drawings and Plans of Frank Lloyd Wright by Frank Lloyd Wright Pdf

Complete Wasmuth drawings, reproduced from a rare 1910 edition, feature Wright's early experiments in organic design. Includes 100 plates of public and private buildings from Oak Park period, plus Wright's Introduction and annotations.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Author : Patricia Geis
Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 54,7 Mb
Release : 2019-11-05
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 1616895934

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Frank Lloyd Wright by Patricia Geis Pdf

The life and work of visionary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright launches our new activity book series, Meet the Architect!, an expansion of our Meet the Artist! series. Flaps, cutouts, and pull tabs, take readers on a fascinating journey through Wright's famous works — the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Fallingwater, and Taliesin, among others — and the materials and techniques he used to create them. This hands-on introduction will inspire budding architects from ages eight to eighty.

Frank Lloyd Wright

Author : Barry Bergdoll,Jennifer Gray
Publisher : Moma
Page : 256 pages
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Release : 2017
Category : Architecture, American
ISBN : 1633450260

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Frank Lloyd Wright by Barry Bergdoll,Jennifer Gray Pdf

Published in conjunction with a major exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, this catalogue reveals new perspectives on the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, a designer so prolific and familiar as to nearly preclude critical reexamination. Structured as a series of inquiries into the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives, the book is a collection of scholarly explorations rather than an attempt to construct a master narrative. Each chapter centers on a key object from the archive that an invited author has "unpacked"-interpreting and contextualizing it, tracing its meanings and connections, and juxtaposing it with other works from the archive, from MoMA, or from outside collections. The publication aims to open up Wright's work to questions, interrogations, and debates, and to highlight interpretations by contemporary scholars, both established Wright experts and others considering this iconic figure from new and illuminating perspectives.

Details of Frank Lloyd Wright

Author : Judith Dunham
Publisher : Chronicle Books (CA)
Page : 144 pages
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Release : 1994
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 0811800822

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Details of Frank Lloyd Wright by Judith Dunham Pdf

Renowned for the innovatively styled facades of the buildings he designed, master architect Frank Lloyd Wright was also famous for creating many of their interior details. The first book to feature these elements in an expansive, photographic format, this elegant survey offers a comprehensive look at each of the 24 California homes and public buildings designed by Wright over a 60-year period--including the celebrated Barnsdall and Sturges residences and the Marin County Civic center--down to individual decorative details, such as furniture, lighting, and draperies. Complete with an introduction by Wright's grandson, Eric Lloyd Wright; 175 full-color photographs; and a thoughtful, concise text, this outstanding volume will make an important addition to the architecture and design bookshelf.