HISTORIAN’S CORNER: August 3
Taliesin Preservation’s historian Keiran Murphy’s weekly round-up of noteworthy FLLW resources.
The Taliesin living room seen in a photograph from the January 1938 issue of “Architectural Forum” magazine devoted to Wright. (Property: Chicago History Museum. Also note: This online images is supplied for reference purposes only. All other uses are restricted. To acquire copies, including improved copies, or permission for use, please contact Chicago History Museum, Rights and Reproductions Office, 1601 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60614.)
This piece is so absurd that it’s laugh out loud funny: “15 Mid-Century Modern Dream Homes that will Kill Your Children“.
TALIESIN FELLOWSHIP, THE FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
A piece about the Rocky Mountain National Park Administration Building in Estes Park, Colorado, which is a National Historic Landmark and was designed by E. Thomas Casey, a former Wright apprentice and architect in Taliesin Associated Architects prior to his death in in 2005. coloradoencyclopedia.org/article/rocky-mountain-national-park-administration-building
WRIGHT RESOURCES FOR YOUR LIBRARY
MAGAZINE ISSUES ON WRIGHT AND TALIESIN:
Architectural Forum. “Frank Lloyd Wright,” 68 (January 1938), p. 1-102, and cover.
Architectural Forum. “Frank Lloyd Wright,” 88 (January 1948) p. 65-156, and cover.
Architectural Forum. “A four-color portfolio of the recent work of the Dean of contemporary architects, with his own commentary on each building.” 94 (January 1951), p. 73-108, and cover.
Architectural Record. “The studio-home of Frank Lloyd Wright,” 33 (January 1913), p. 45-54.
Architectural Record. “Country House Architecture in the Middle West,” 38 (October 1915), p. 385-421.
House Beautiful. “The dramatic story of Frank Lloyd Wright,” 97 (November 1955), p. 233-90 +.
House Beautiful. “Your Heritage from Frank Lloyd Wright,” 101 (October 1959), p. 207-58 +.
Fortune. “Wright’s Houses. Two residences, built by a great architect for himself, look as if it had been designed to fit them,” 34 (August 1946), p. 116-25.
Western Architect. “Taliesin, the home of Frank Lloyd Wright, and a study of the owner,” 19 (February 1913), p. 16-19.