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Frank Lloyd Wright has been picked apart, demeaned and trivialized for decades because his academic record was limited to a high school diploma and a few months of college. How could this parvenu possibly have designed a building as refined as the James Charnley House? Well, go to Oak Park and find out. At 22 he was doing what architects double his age were unable to accomplish, on his own, without a mentor. He is the one for whom Alexander Woollcott reserved the title Genius ... even though Wright himself once said, "Once they have labeled you a genius, they are through with you."
Another argument against college at all when it comes to the arts is that it is more likely to constrain than liberate.
There is an underlying sameness to all the 19th century Ecole des Beaux Arts-trained architects that FLW, Corbu and Mies avoided, and which the school could have avoided if it had educated rather than inculcated.