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Frank Lloyd Wright: Distinguished Outcast

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 22, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Eric last modified Jan 21, 2016

Blair Kamin recently wrote up his review of a little show currently at the Art Institute of Chicago's Ryerson and Burnham Libraries titled "Our Most Distinguished Outcast: Frank Lloyd Wright and Wendingen". As Kamin explains, the show's name is taken from a quote by Wright's friend and architecture critic Lewis Mumford, and "refers both to Wright's enormous talent and the pariah status that hung over him long after 1909, when he abandoned his wife of...




 

 

Screen Shot 2016-01-21 at 7.26.58 AMBlair Kamin recently wrote up his review of a little show currently at the Art Institute of Chicago's Ryerson and Burnham Libraries titled "Our Most Distinguished Outcast: Frank Lloyd Wright and Wendingen". As Kamin explains, the show's name is taken from a quote by Wright's friend and architecture critic Lewis Mumford, and "refers both to Wright's enormous talent and the pariah status that hung over him long after 1909, when he abandoned his wife of 20 years and their children and ran off to Europe with a client's wife." Read more about the show here and if you're an Illinois resident, you get to go to the Art Institute for FREE until February 11, 2016!

 

Image via Art Institute of Chicago/Ryerson and Burnham Libraries


 

 

 
 
 

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