To control SPAM, you must now be a registered user to post to this Message Board.
EFFECTIVE 14 Nov. 2012 PRIVATE MESSAGING HAS BEEN RE-ENABLED. IF YOU RECEIVE A SUSPICIOUS DO NOT CLICK ON ANY LINKS AND PLEASE REPORT TO THE ADMINISTRATOR FOR FURTHER INVESTIGATION.
This is the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy's
Message Board. Wright enthusiasts can post questions and comments, and other people visiting the site can respond.
You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, *-oriented or any other material that may violate any applicable laws. Doing so may lead to you being immediately and permanently banned (and your service provider being informed). The IP address of all posts is recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions. You agree that the webmaster, administrator and moderators of this forum have the right to remove, edit, move or close any topic at any time they see fit.
- Posts: 7333
- Joined: Sat Sep 02, 2006 2:22 pm
- Location: Oak Ridge, TN
- Posts: 9810
- Joined: Wed Mar 29, 2006 7:48 am
"The Guggenheim Museum ... is widely considered his best (and certainly most memorable)work." ... above a photo of Fallingwater!
I have a soft spot in my heart for Guggenheim, but I would not put it at the top of the list.
- Posts: 536
- Joined: Fri Mar 31, 2006 9:00 am
I can see why Sara Barnes (the author of the article) screwed up the date on Fallingwater (the commission of which came in 1935), but I've no idea how she f-ed up the date on Guggenheim commission. 1939? How did that happen? And later on, writing that the commission took "15 years"... ok, that brings the commission date down to 1944. Followed by the information that Rebay first wrote to Wright on June 1, 1943.
"The building as architecture is born out of the heart of man, permanent consort to the ground, comrade to the trees, true reflection of man in the realm of his own spirit." FLLW, "Two Lectures in Architecture: in the Realm of Ideas".
- Posts: 18695
- Joined: Sat Jun 17, 2006 11:33 pm
- Location: San Francisco
"Editors ? We can't afford editors... !" Apologies to J Nicholson, et al.