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Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim Museum: An Architectural Appreciation

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim Museum: An Architectural Appreciation

Stephen Robert Frankel
Published in 2002
76 pages, fully illustrated
Hardcover, 7.5 x 7 inches

The influence of Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) has been felt by architects worldwide ever since his work was published and exhibited in Germany in 1910. This book presents quotes from architects and architecture historians about the Guggenheim Museum, perhaps the crowning achievement of Wright's life, with photographs that convey some of these ideas.

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"The Guggenheim Museum represents the manifestation of the search for an expression of liberty, an architectural idea, where the lyric and poetic transcend space and form. Its unmistakably original silhouette, in the context of Manhattan, was a challenge to the architecture of its time, and it remains today absolute and transcendental." —Santiago Calatrava Valls, architect, Paris

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