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perhaps unintentionally. Here's one at the Buck residence, almost invisible in most shots of the living room at the far corner
of the living room ceiling and associated with a cubic niche there.
I had a close-up photo of the light, taken before the digital-camera era. Can't find it now . . .
More ceiling lights at Buck, a la Neutra, here:
Either way, you're right, and it also carries that line around to the clerestory pane in the other corner, and on out to the lower of two cantilevers.
http://thescoutmag.com/assets/0000/1601 ... 1272259053
The columns inboard of the window plane is unusual for Schindler, isn't it ?
https://fineart.ha.com/itm/furniture/am ... ion-120115
I suspect this link will be kaput once the auction is completed, so for the longevity of this thread, here's a screen capture of the moment in time:
(image by Heritage Auctions)
upholstery." The latter is undoubtedly closer to correct; Wright is not known to have used ash, and its grain would undoubtedly be visible even in
I believe a previous listing of a similar chair mentioned ash; once again we have published errata becoming permanent. (The failed pedestrian bridge in
Florida was initially said in the press to have been "undergoing testing," a detail now become permanent despite its being refuted in more detailed
coverage; Marco Rubio reported being told that the post-tensioning rods were being tightened at the time of the accident, a more believable
I find this object to be "unconvincing" in its form: the back is much too wide relative to the footprint of the chair. This comports nicely, however, with the
evident dynamic instability, so -- if that unity is another signature of "organic" -- we have a weener . . .
JChoate wrote: ↑Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:49 amRegarding the Taliesin wide winged dining chair, here's something from Steinerag:
Uh oh, here's another cryptic Taliesin mini-mystery -- Steinerag titles this photo as taken in a "Private office" in taliesin III in 1926, meaning it was right after the rebuilding, probably prior to all the various later modifications. I wonder where this view was located. If simply in the Studio, then why the term "Private Office"? and why the lineup of chairs like this?
I was looking for Levin and finish here....woow.... this should be the weirdest Wright's chair I've seen