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MOman2



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:16 pm    Post subject: New Frank Lloyd Wright biography Reply with quote

A new biography of Frank Lloyd Wright is convincing about his artistic greatness — and devastating about his essential humanity...
https://theamericanscholar.org/he-contained-multitudes/#.XYUgRlxKiUl
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SDR



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 11:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, MOman. I can't speak to the book, yet---but that review is a helpful counter to the love-fest (for the book) we've had so far. And it strikes the right notes for me: I'm for inclusivity (contrasting facts can and do coexist).

"Does his humanity need to be proven ?"

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Paul Ringstrom



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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

FTA: "No one today believes that Frank Lloyd Wright was a monster. Who doesn’t realize that pride and regret, conviction and weakness can coexist in the same person?"
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