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  Topic: Pink Guggenheim
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:39 am   Subject: Pink Guggenheim
Sorry---I'm not buying it . . .

http://scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=4578

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  Topic: Article: Susan Orlean & Schindler houses
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:34 am   Subject: Article: Susan Orlean & Schindler houses
That's interesting, isn't it---as Kallis has a drive-through garage too . . .

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  Topic: For sale: Ezra Stoller's MCM House - Rye, NY
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:45 pm   Subject: For sale: Ezra Stoller's MCM House - Rye, NY
The last photo in the first link shows the shallow butterfly roof of the house; the flat-roofed element just beyond was Stoller's studio, eventually enlarged I believe.

The interior has been " ...
  Topic: Pink Guggenheim
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:55 pm   Subject: Pink Guggenheim
"Blue-eyes perceive color differently from brown eyes" . . . Now that's one I've never come across . . .

Lighting is crucial, and I suppose museums take more care in that regard than eve ...
  Topic: For sale: Ezra Stoller's MCM House - Rye, NY
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:37 pm   Subject: For sale: Ezra Stoller's MCM House - Rye, NY
I remember it quite well; although I was inside the house maybe twice, it made an indelible impression---particularly on this "modern house nut." The bedroom hall with its cabinetry and r ...
  Topic: Lustron prefab for sale Des Moines, Ia.
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:21 pm   Subject: Lustron prefab for sale Des Moines, Ia.
That is exactly what I see when I log in---but the last instruction is now ignored completely. Again I ask: what are others experiencing ? I do recall at least a couple of readers reporting the sam ...
  Topic: Pink Guggenheim
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:18 pm   Subject: Pink Guggenheim
Ask your painter friends about that . . . !

http://www.psy.ritsumei.ac.jp/~akitaoka/shikisai2005.html

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  Topic: Pink Guggenheim
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:41 pm   Subject: Pink Guggenheim
It would be self-evident to any artist that context (i.e., framing, lighting, background color) would have a direct and meaningful effect on perception of
his work. I chalk it up to Wright's notorio ...
  Topic: Lustron prefab for sale Des Moines, Ia.
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:13 pm   Subject: Lustron prefab for sale Des Moines, Ia.
Yes---it's that sort of thing.

(Really---I hope I'm the only one who has to sign in with password every time I wish to post !)

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  Topic: Pink Guggenheim
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:11 pm   Subject: Pink Guggenheim
I wish I could agree. An issue associated with the leaning-vs-erect problem is the lighting of the art; didn't Wright intend for natural light to fall on the paintings, in his vision of the display ...
  Topic: Pink Guggenheim
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:10 am   Subject: Pink Guggenheim
There were two controversies about the interior of the museum, before it opened: director James Sweeney's insistence that paintings should be
exhibited vertically rather than leaning back against t ...
  Topic: Video: Drone-view of FLW's Home & Studio - Oak Park, IL
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:26 pm   Subject: Video: Drone-view of FLW's Home & Studio - Oak Park, IL
There's a great deal more than the title suggests, here . . . a feast for any Wright-lover.

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  Topic: Lustron prefab for sale Des Moines, Ia.
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:52 pm   Subject: Lustron prefab for sale Des Moines, Ia.
It was in the air, at the time, I guess; here's Gregory Ain's Mar Vista houses of 1947---the same year as Lustron and Levittown (NY) . . .

https://cdn.archpaper.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/MAR- ...
  Topic: Pink Guggenheim
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:24 pm   Subject: Pink Guggenheim
Enough could never be said about Mr Wright's sensitivity to material and to color. Sand plaster, sand colored . . . in situ material . . . stone, shingle, board, brick . . . ocher, bronze, copper, st ...
  Topic: Lustron prefab for sale Des Moines, Ia.
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PostForum: Click Here for General Discussion Posts   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:14 pm   Subject: Lustron prefab for sale Des Moines, Ia.
Heh-heh. Reductio ad . . . something---I never took Latin.


I like the little jazzy fillip on both houses (Lustron and Levitt): in each case a deviation from the vertical,
in a self-consciously ...
 
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