The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright
In his lifetime, Frank Lloyd Wright produced an astonishing range of buildings that are considered icons of modern American architecture. Explore the changing nature of his styles, starting from his 1889 debut in Chicago and his development of the Prairie School and continuing through the 1950s and the period of his last works. Learn about the wide-ranging sources of Wright’s inspiration, as well as his design philosophy, use of building materials, and construction techniques. Situate Wright’s work in the context of his contemporaries. The last session of this course will be held at the Museum of Modern Art to see the major exhibition, Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive.
You'll Walk Away with
- An understanding of Frank Lloyd Wright’s development as an architect and his influences
- A familiarity with American architecture from the first half of the 20th century
- Art enthusiasts
- Working and aspiring arts professionals