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FLW Apprentice/Artist Tony Smith's other architecture
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SDR



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PostPosted: Tue May 14, 2019 8:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ah. There's usually something staring me right in the face . . . !

Would the spiral stair also provide an alternate exit from the building ? That might explain (to an extent) why it is so open . . .

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Tom



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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2019 9:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Haven't read my Smith book in awhile -
but it seems like the Hanna House and Wright's hexagonal modular plans in particular had a lasting impact on his art.
Unusual to see that combination from organic to abstract ...
or are there other examples?
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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 8:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was informed that this house is about to go on the market, when it does I will post a link- additional photographs might reveal some answers.

For those interested in reading more about Tony Smith's influences besides Wright, the MOMA catalogue, "Tony Smith: Architect-Painter-Sculptor" is a good resource which is now available online:

https://www.moma.org/documents/moma_catalogue_215_300024882.pdf
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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 9:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow ! Thanks . . . and as a bonus, an example of MoMA's impeccable graphic design . . .

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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 9:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah, that’s the book l’ve got.
Very informative.
It’s got a picture in there of him and his daughter Kiki when she was small drawing together
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