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1950 
Architectural Forum - February 1950  (Published Monthly by Time, Inc., New York) Anonymous “China and Gift Shop By Frank Lloyd Wright, For V.C. Morris, Maiden Lane, San Francisco, California.  World-wide repercussions followed the opening of Frank Lloyd Wright’s brick-front, circular-roomed, spiral-ramped San Francisco store.  This many-sided impact is conveyed in the words of a front-rank architectural observer, of the owners, of the plastic consultants, finally the architect.”   Photography by Maynard Parker.  Includes nine photographs and three illustrations.  Original List Price $1.00.  9.75 x 12.50.  (Sweeney 803) Pp Cover 79-85 0803.00.0707
1950
Fortune - February 1950 (Published monthly by Time Inc., Chicago) Anonymous "Glass house for researchers. Probably the most fanciful structure designed for was operations since the adoption of the beehive is this Frank Lloyd Wright cantilevered tower, being erected at Racine, Wisconsin, for the wax researchers of S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc. The outer walls will be mostly glass. Inside the inner core, which will support the whole structure, are air-conditioned tubes, elevators, stairway." Includes one photograph. Original cover price $1.25. 10.25 x 13 (Sweeney 810) Pp 16 0810.00.0416
1950 
Architectural Forum - August 1950 Loeb, Gerald Letters: A Stockbroker Meets F.LL.W.  (Sweeney 816) Pp 24, 28 0816.00.0602
1950 
Architectural Record - December 1950 Anonymous Wright’s core-supported tower unveiled in photographs. Johnson Wax tower.  (Sweeney 829) Pp 11a-b 0829.00.0203
1950
Magazine of Art - May 1950  (Published monthly October through May by The American Federation of Arts, Washington D.C.) Zevi, Bruno “Frank Lloyd Wright and the Conquest of Space.”  Translated by Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., from Mr. Zevi’s introduction to Architetti del Movimento Modernop, Vol. III: Frank Lloyd Wright, Milam, Il Balcone, 1947.  Bruno Zevi, Italian architect and critic, has been among the foremost European interpreters of the work of the American architects Sullivan and Wright. Includes 13 photographs and two illustrations.  Original cover price 75 cents. 9 x 12.  Three copies.  (Sweeney 830) Pp Cover 186-191 0830.00.0607 0830.01.0607 0830.02.0607
1950
Art D’Aujourd’Hui - October 1950 (French) Anonymous Maquette Pour Le Musee S.R. Guggenheim. Architecte Frank Lloyd Wright. Article and two photos of Museum model. (French publication) Pp 2, 12 0831.02.0402
Anonymous Related Article: Museum of Non-Objective Painting, S.R. Guggenheim Foundation - New York, N.Y. Article and 8 photos of existing museum. (French publication) Pp 2, 13 0831.03.0402
1950
Flair - August 1959 (Published monthly by Cowles Magazines, Inc., New York) Anonymous "Return to Tradition. College Architecture Regains Its Early Freedom..." Includes two photographs of the Annie Pfeiffer Chapel by Pedro Guerrero. Exterior caption: "Frank Lloyd Wright’s chapel for Southern Florida interprets its function, its day, its climate." Interior color photograph caption: "Cool and luminous, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Chapel for Florida Southern uses baffles and skylights to modulate the blazing Florida sun. Pinpoint outer windows are set with cut-glass jewels." Original cover price 50c. 9.75 x 13 Pp 60-63 0831.62.0617
1950
Life Magazine - December 11, 1950 Anonymous "Speaking of Pictures": Johnson’s new ‘Heliolab’ makes strange patters both by night and by day". S.C. Johnson and Son. Pg 8-10 0831.04.0604
1950
Los Angeles Times - January 15, 50 Anonymous "Talk Slated by Architect". Wright to speak at Home Builders Institute. Part 5, Pg 1 0831.05.1004
1950
Parade, The Sunday Picture Magazine - April 2, 1950 (Published weekly by the Chicago Sun Times, Chicago) Anonymous "The Turning Point... Most original architect of our century is the U. S. - and perhaps the world - is scholarly Frank Lloyd Wright. He remembers now, at the age of 80, how he stumbled into new forms of building in a moment of passion rather than after years of reflection. In his earliest years, Wright was as conservative an architect as anyone who ever placed a classic frieze over the doorway of a public library. But burning within him was the knowledge that some day his mind would outdistance...  Continue...   Pp 4 0831.45.0215
1950
Popular Science - January 1950 (Published Monthly by the Popular Science Publishing Co., New York) Anon; Drawings by Rouse, Stewart S.C. Johnson and Son research laboratory. "Research Laboratory built Like a Tree. Whenever Frank Lloyd Wright designs a building, you can be sure it’ll be different. Usually it is also good looking and functional. This one of his newest, is no exception. A 15-story research laboratory for S. C. Johnson & Son, the wax making firm, it looks something like an oversized chimney, but actually is more closely related to a tree..." Includes two illustrations and one photograph during construction. Original cover price 25c. 6.5 x 9.5 Pg 146-7 0831.35.0114
1950
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SEE - September 1950 Greenbie, Sydney Tomorrow’s College is Today’s Wonder: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Sun-swept masterpiece turns Florida orange grove into geometric glory. Pp 28-31 0831.01.1101
1951
1951
Magazine of Art - April 1951 (Published by The American Federation of Arts, Washington D.C. Bound within a volume that includes all of 1951) Morrison, Hugh Book Review: "Genius and the Mobocracy," Wright, 1949, $5.00. "This is Frank Lloyd Wright’s long-awaited book on his lieber Meister, Louis Sullivan. Or rather, it is about both men: their work-life together, the thoughts they shared a half century ago, and Wright’s reflections today on the significance of the tragic and triumphant careers which both men have experienced. It is intensely personal, it is often arrogant and bitter and egotistic, and it is honest – as Wright’s writing always is..." Original cover price $0.75. 9 x 12. (Sweeney 757) Pp 154-155 0757.00.0815
1951
Magazine of Art - May 1951 (Published monthly October through May by The American Federation of Arts, Washington D.C.) Kaufmann, Edgar, Jr. "Frank Lloyd Wright at the Strozzi. On closer look the exhibition of Frank Lloyd Wright’s work at the Palazzo Strozzi - which might be thought an international exchange of urbanities – resembles a whirlpool drawing together fragments of civilization and history in irresistible homage to human creativity in art. Through sixty years of unremitting development, Wright has established the humanity of his architecture and the creativity of his imagination. The rebel Wright, we can see now...  Continue...  (Sweeney 846) Pp 190-192 0846.00.0815
1951
Architectural Forum - January 1951 Wright, Frank Lloyd Published as part of the January issue, and later as an offprint for distribution in connection with the comprehensive exhibit “Sixty years of Living Architecture”.  First exhibited at the Gimbel Philadelphia store, then Florence, Zurich, Paris, London and Munich.  Captions translated into Italian, French, German and Russian.  A color presentation of the Johnson Wax Co., Lowell, Adelman, Jacobs II, Pew, Friedman homes and the Florida Southern College.  Includes 41...  Continue...  (Sweeney 854) Pp Cover,  73 - 108 0854.00.0200
1951
Architectural Forum - January 1951 Wright, Frank Lloyd This offprint was reprinted for distribution in connection with the comprehensive exhibit “Sixty years of Living Architecture”. First exhibited at the Gimbel Philadelphia store, then Florence, Zurich, Paris, London and Munich. Captions translated into Italian, French, German and Russian. A color presentation of the Johnson Wax Co., Lowell, Adelman, Jacobs II, Pew, Friedman homes and the Florida Southern College. Includes 41 photographs and nine illustrations. The cover was...  Continue...  (Sweeney 854) Pp Cover, 75 - 106 0854.01.0203 0854.02.0507
1951
House Beautiful - March 1951 Roche, Mary A taste for Naturalism produces A new feeling for Materials. Wright’s influence. Pp 116-119 130-1 0857.01.0203
1951
Life Magazine - April 30, 1951 (Published weekly by Time, Inc. Chicago) Anonymous “Speaking of Pictures... These show modern church designs.”  Caption: “Steep-roofed prow of Unitarian Church in Madison, Wis., designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, serves as the main part of the church, and comprises the auditorium, pulpit, choir loft and bell tower.  Includes one photograph.  Original cover price 20 cents.  10.5 x 14. Pg 16-17 0857.04.0607
1951
Popular Mechanics - July 1951 (Published monthly by Popular Mechanics Company, Chicago) Hicks, Clifford Usonia (1948-1951 - S.316-318). "‘Co-op’ Village in the Woods. When Frank Lloyd Wright was a young man he had, as you might guess, an unconventional idea. It was his own conception of a modern community, which he called Usonia. Many years later, a successful young engineer named David Henken also had an idea. His was quite conventional. He wanted to build a home for his family..." Includes twelve photographs and two illustration. Original cover price 35 cents. 6.5 x 9.4 Pg 72-77 0857.10.0613
1952
1952
Architectural Forum - December 1952 Anonymous Book Review: Frank Lloyd Wright - Sixty Years of Living Architecture, by Werner Moser, (Sweeney 859) Pp 158, 166 0859.00.0203
Anonymous Ad for Taliesin Drawings Pp 156 0859.01.0203
1952
Saturday Review - October 4, 1952 (Published weekly by The Saturday Review Associates, Inc.  New York) Soby, James Thrall Book Review: “The Unaging Frank Lloyd Wright” Review of Taliesin Drawings.  Includes one photograph and one illustration. Original Cover Price $0.20. 8 x 11. (Sweeney 868) Pg 58-59 0868.00.1106
1952
New Yorker - July 5, 1952 (Published weekly by The New Yorker Magazine, Inc. New York.) Anonymous 84th annual convention of the American Institute of Architects (A.I.A.), at the Waldorf. "Fighting the Box. We consulted our program in search of something more comprehensible and lit on a students’ symposium, in the Empire Room, at which the chief speaker was to be Frank Lloyd Wright... A mirrored double door at the back of the room opened, several flashlight cameras flashed, and Mr. Wright, a fantastically distinguished figure at eighty-three... ‘Boys,’ said Mr...  Continue...  (Sweeney 879) Pp 16-17 0879.00.0114
1952
Architectural Forum - December 1952 (Published monthly by Time Inc., New York.) Anonymous "A church designed and built in the Attitude of Prayer... A form that serves as chapel, spire and perish hall in one... Meeting house of the First Unitarian Society of Madison, Wisconsin." Frank Lloyd Wright, architect: "As the square has always signified integrity and the sphere universality, the triangle stand for aspiration... Here is a church where the whole edifice is in the attitude of prayer." (Sweeney 880) Pp Cover 85-92 0880.00.0203
Anonymous Anarchy in our churches. Includes Wright. Pp 93 0880.01.0203
1952
Architectural Forum - Dec 1952 (Published monthly by Time Inc., New York. Offset with Cover possibly produced by The Unitarian House, Madison, Wisconsin, 1947 - S.291) Anonymous Offset with cover: "The First Unitarian Society. 900 University Bay Drive. Madison, Wisconsin." "A church designed and built in the Attitude of Prayer... A form that serves as chapel, spire and perish hall in one... Meeting house of the First Unitarian Society of Madison, Wisconsin." FLW, architect: "As the square has always signified integrity and the sphere universality, the triangle stand for aspiration... Here is a church where the whole edifice is in the attitude of prayer." Bound with stiff cover and tissue... Continue... (Sweeney 880) Pp 8 (85-92) 0880.04.0417
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Architectural Forum - December 1952 (Published monthly by Time Inc., New York. Offset possibly produced by The Unitarian House, Madison, Wisconsin) (1947 - S.291) Anonymous Offset with tissue cover: "A church designed and built in the Attitude of Prayer... A form that serves as chapel, spire and perish hall in one... Meeting house of the First Unitarian Society of Madison, Wisconsin." Frank Lloyd Wright, architect: "As the square has always signified integrity and the sphere universality, the triangle stand for aspiration... Here is a church where the whole edifice is in the attitude of prayer." Two copies bound with a tissue cover. 9.75 x12.5 (Sweeney 880) Pp 8 (85-92) 0880.02.0612 0880.05.0612
1952
Architectural Forum - September 1952 (Published monthly by Time Inc. New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Spivey, Ludd M. "Florida Southern College Revisited for Glimpses of the Administration Group in Wright’s Organic Campus. FLW: About 15 years ago this spring," when Dr. Ludd M. Spivey, the presidential good-genius of Florida Southern College, flew to Taliesin, he came with the express and avowed purpose of giving the US at least one example of a college wherein modern life was to have the advantages of modern science and art in actual building construction. He said he wanted me as much for my... Continue... (Sweeney 881) Pp 120-127 0881.00.0716
1952
Architectural Record - March 1952 Anonymous Frank Lloyd Wright in New Kind of Exhibit: Exhibit of Johnson Wax Bldg  (Sweeney 882) Pp 374 0882.00.0401
Churchill, Henry S. Evaluation of Arch, Comments & Photos Pp 162, 165 0882.01.0401
1952

Architectural Forum - April 1952

Anonymous Frank Lloyd Wright’s Masterwork, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Memorial Museum   (Sweeney 887) Pp 141-4 0887.00.0103
1952
Die Neue Stadt (The New City) - No. 9, 1952 (Published monthly by Eduard Stichnote, Berlin and Darmstradt, Germany) Henning, Heinrich Frank Lloyd Wright. 60 Years of Living Architecture. "Frank Lloyd Wright Ausstellung hat Deutschland wieder verlassen. Der Meister hat - wie eine Diva - seine Presse gehabt; der Beifall ist verrauscht." A review of Wright’s exhibition " 60 Years of Living Architecture," May 16 through June 15, 1952 held in Munich, Germany. Includes photographs and illustrations of: SC Johnson (4), Pfeiffer Chapel (1) Guggenheim Museum (2), New Theater (1), and V. C. Morris (1). 8.25 x 11.25.  (Sweeney 891) Pp 388-395 0891.00.1217
1952
Die Neue Stadt (The New City) - No. 9, 1952 (Published monthly by Eduard Stichnote, Berlin and Darmstradt, Germany) Wright, Frank Lloyd "Über Die Lehrzeit Des Architekten." A reprint of an article published in the September 1936 issue of Architectural Record. "Apprenticeship-Training for the Architect. Why do you - does any one - want to become an architect? If you can truthfully say you love building and want to know buildings, how do you expect to become the kind of builder we should call ‘architect’? Precisely what do you expect to learn in the schools that will help you build good or great buildings... " Pp 396-397 0891.01.1217
1952
Architectural Record - May 1952 (Published Monthly by F.W. Dodge Corp., New York) Anonymous "Honestly arrogant and " F. LL. W. Restates Lifelong Creed. Frank Lloyd Wright, in New York to oversee preliminaries to his Guggenheim Museum, was guest of honor at luncheon given by Thomas S. Holden, president of F. W. Dodge Corp. Wright, who remarked "I early decided that an architect must be either honestly arrogant or hypocritically humble," noted that his credo, written 58 years ago and first published in architectural record in 1908, has never changed. ( see pages 148 to 154)... Continue... (Sweeney 904) Pp 14 0893.00.0915
1952
House & Home - December 1952 (Published monthly by Time, Inc., New York) Anonymous; Photographs by Stoller, Ezra The first in a series of new Wright homes to be published in H&H. “A house by Frank Lloyd Wright for Mr. & Mrs. Herman T. Mossberg in South Bend, Ind., William Reinke, General Contractor.” Pictorial essay on the Mossberg residence. Includes 12 photographs by Ezra Stoller and 3 illustrations. Original cover price $1.00. 9.75 x 12.5.  (Sweeney 893) Pp Cover 66-73 0894.00.1007
1952
Look Magazine - January 1, 1952 Anonymous Journey to Taliesin West  (Sweeney 895) Pp 28-31 0895.00.0901
1952
Baukunst und Werkform - No. 2,3 1952 (Published monthly by Alfons Leitl) Leitl, Alfons A four part article on the work of Frank Lloyd Wright.  "Architecture Between Mies and Frank Lloyd Wright. 1. Discussion about a house by Mies van der Rohe. Mies van der Rohe completed the floating house Farnsorth near Chicago, and the photographs of this building are currently making their rounds through the architecture magazines of the world." Includes one photograph of Fallingwater. 2. Frank Lloyd Wright in Europe. An exhibition of his life's work in Zurich." (Sixty years of Living... Continue... (Sweeney 897) Pp 36-60 0897.00.1217
1952
Baukunst und Werkform - No. 2,3 1952 (Published monthly by Alfons Leitl) Anonymous The academician Frank Lloyd Wright. The American Academy of Art and Literature... Pp 80, 82 0897.01.1217
1952
Architectural Record - January 1952 Anonymous New Honors for Frank Lloyd Wright. Two new awards.  (Sweeney 901) Pp 22 0901.00.0602
1952
Harper’s Bazaar - June 1952  (Published monthly by Hearst Magazines, Inc., New York) Anonymous “The Grand Old Men of Modern Architecture.”   Article includes paragraph and photograph on Le Corbusier, Mies Van Der Rohe, Gropius and Frank Lloyd Wright.  Full page portrait or Wright by Richard Avedon.  Original cover price 60 cents.  9.75 x 12.75. Pp 68-71 0903.00.0307
1952
Architectural Record - July 1952 Reed, Henry H. Jr. Frank Lloyd Wright Conquers Paris: and Vice Versa. Henry H. Reed Jr. Analyzes Reviews of Beaux Arts Exhibit; Even Communists Bow to "Most Famous American Architect"  (Sweeney 904) Pp 22, 268, 272 0904.00.0502
1952
Architectural Record - July 1952 Reid, Alfred D. Wright’s Guggenheim Museum: Dictionary of Classic Terms? Illustration of Guggenheim pointing out definitive terms. Pp 22 0904.01.0502
1952
Architectural Forum - April 1952 Anonymous Book Review: American Peoples Encyclopedia Year Book. A reprint of Wright’s comments in their entirety.   (Sweeney 908 Pp 212 16 24 0908.00.0103
Anonymous People: Update on Frank Lloyd Wright’s Imperial Hotel. Pp 53 0908.01.0103
1952
Architectural Record - May 1952 (Published Monthly by F.W. Dodge Corp., New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd "Few realize that the principles of Wright’s "organic architecture" we're actually written in 1894. They were first published an article by Wright in Architectural Record, March 1908, and are republished here, along with his current article. His credo, dated 1894 but difficult to improve upon today, is important background for his criticism of the contemporary architectural scene." That "credo" is reprinted along the top of the pages of the article. The new article "Organic Architecture... Continue... (Sweeney 909) Pp 148-154 (+4) 0909.00.0915
1952
Milwaukee Journal - 1952 (Published weekly by The Milwaukee Journal, Milwaukee, Wisconsin) Doyle, Robert Frank Lloyd Wright’s Madison Church. Unitarian Church in Madison Wisconsin.   0910.01.0702
1952
Ford Times - February 1952  (Published monthly by the Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan) Anonymous (Related Story) Glass church designed by son Lloyd Wright, Swedenborgian. Pp 7 0910.03.0904
1952
Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society, April 1952 (Published by Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany) Rahles, W. F.; Reents, A. C.; Stromquist, D. M. "Sweetwater Deionization on a Plant Scale." Presented at the 25th Annual Fall Meeting, American Oil Chemists' Society, Chicago, Ill., Oct. 8–11, 1951. Donald M. Stromquist, Illinois Water Treatment Company, Rockford, Illinois. 8.5 x 11. (Digital and printed version) (See our Wright Study on the Stromquist Residence) Pp 133-136 0910.20.0310
1952
Life Magazine - February 4, 1952 (Published weekly by Time Inc., Chicago) (Relates to Huntington Hartford Resort, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Project 1947-8) Anonymous "Art Trouble in Paradise. Modernism upsets grocery heir’s Eden. About three years ago millionaire Huntington Hartford, 40-year-old heir to the A&P fortune, concluded that much of the violence of modern society was due to an ignorance of the arts. So he created the Huntington Hartford Foundation and on the outskirts of Los Angeles, in a hidden canyon, built a $600,000 retreat where struggling young artists, writers... Continue...  See our Wright Study on the Huntington Hartford Resort Project. Pg 76-79 0910.31.0515
1952

Milwaukee Sentinel - July 13, 1952 (Published by King Features Syndicate, Inc.)

Anonymous "A Rare Visit With Frank Lloyd Wright. Famous Architect’s Birthday Party." 11 x 15. Pp 12-13 0910.05.0305
1952
Popular Mechanics - January 1952 Anonymous "Popular Mechanics Fiftieth Anniversary Hall of Fame 1902-1952." Frank Lloyd Wright (one of fifty.) Pg 169 0910.04.1204
1952
Popular Science - October 1952 Francis, Devon How Karsh Pictures Celebrities. Focusing on the famous took this Ottawa photographer to the top of the heap himself.  Includes portrait of Wright. Pg 220-5 56 58 60 0910.02.1202
1952
Road & Track - August 1952 (Published monthly by Enthusiast’s Publications, Inc. 540 W. Colorado Blvd., Glendale CA) Lane, Joseph J. Jr. 1) Jaguar Ad (Pg IFC) Hoffman Motor Car Co., NY. 2) "Bridgehampton Road Race. "Max Hoffman had been really pouring on the coal, building up a lead of about a minute over the second place man... he had started to take off the pressure, having built up what seemed to be an unsurmountable lead... Slowly Botts whittled away the Porsche's lead till finally Hoffman (getting word from the pit) started to step up his speed... finally in...  Continue...  (See our Wright Study on the Hoffman Showroom for more information.) Pp IFC, 20-21 31 0910.21.1110
1952
Saturday Evening Post - June 28, 1952 (Published Weekly by The Curtis Publishing Company, Philadelphia, PA) Morris, J. Malcolm "My Six Fantastic Years at the Imperial Hotel”.  In 1945 Lieutenant J. Malcolm Morris became a billet at the Imperial Hotel for senior officers of the Allied occupation forces.  When he became a civilian, he stayed on as manager until 1951. In 1954 Morris expanded his stories and published "The Wise Bamboo".  Includes four photographs.  Original cover price 15c.  10.75 x 13.75. Pg 36-37 74 77-79 0910.06.1106
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1953
Arizona Homes and Gardens (Published B-Monthly by the Akers Publishing Co., Inc. Phoenix, AZ) Anonymous “A hemi-cycle house above a patio. Exposed concrete masonry lends its character and beauty to Frank Lloyd Wright’s most romantic house design.”  Includes six photos. Original cover price 20c.  8 x 11. Pp Cover, 8-10 0987.07.0405
1953
Saturday Review - November 14, 1953  (Published weekly by The Saturday Review Associates, Inc., New York) Andrews, Wayne Book Review:  “The Great Uncompromiser.”  Review of “The Future of Architecture”. Includes four photographs. Original Cover Price $0.20.  8 x 11.  (Sweeney 914) Pg 15-16 0914.00.1206
Kalb, Bernard “The Author.”  Kalb describes one of Wright’s visits to New York.  Includes a portrait of Wright.  Original Cover Price $0.20.  8 x 11. Pg 15 0914.00.1206
1954
House & Home - March 1954 (Published by Time, Inc., New York) Anonymous Book Review: The Future of Architecture, Wright, Horizon Press, $7.00. "At about the time that Frank Lloyd Wright's exhibit, Sixty Years of Living Architecture, open in New York (H&H, November 53), Wright published this collection of essays and lectures, until then largely out of print. To Wright disciples and many others the book is worth its price for the famous Hull House lecture (1903) alone, in which he called on twentieth-century architecture to lay down the jigsaw and pick...  Continue... (Sweeney 915) Pp 174 0915.00.0212
1953
New York Times Book Review - November 1, 1953 (Published weekly by The New York Times Company, New York) Hamlin, Talbot "To Be Victoriously Himself." Book Review: "The Future of Architecture", Wright, Horizon Press, $7.50. "The publication of a new volume by Frank Lloyd Wright is a measure of the respect, almost the reverence, in which he is held. This nearly universal admiration is a well-earned tribute not only to the author’s complete devotion to his ideals through storm and calm, attack and adulation, but also and perhaps even more to his creative imagination and his sense of the poetry...  Continue...  (Sweeney 920) Pp 7 0920.00.0511
1953
Perspectives USA No. 4 - Summer 1953  (Published quarterly by Intercultural Publications Inc., Brooklyn, NY) Andrews, Wayne “Looking at the Latest of Frank Lloyd Wright.”  Includes V.C. Morris gift shop;  Florida Southern College;  Johnson Wax Company;  Taliesin West and First Unitarian Meeting House of Madison.  Includes fourteen photographs.  Original cover price $1.50.  6 x 9. (Sweeney 927) Pp 115-125 0927.00.1106
1953
Marj - December 1953 (Published monthly by Marj Publications, Bombay, India) Andrews, Wayne (Text and photographs) "The Recent Work of Frank Lloyd Wright. ...The thing that is astonishing, and that makes his most recent work so remarkable, is that this octogenarian has succeeded, year after year, in surprising even his most ardent admirers. Unlike most of his contemporaries... (he) has never seen anything to be proud of in repeating an experiment successfully performed..." Includes eight photographs by Wayne Andrews, including the V. C. Morris Gift Shop, Taliesin West, Johnson...  Continue...  (Sweeney 928) Pp 5-10 0928.00.0412
1953
Art News - October 1953 Anonymous Frank Lloyd Wright. Review of Exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum, October 9 - November 15, 1953  (Sweeney 932) Pp 44 0932.00.0102
1953
House & Home - March 1953 (Published monthly by Time, Inc., New York) Anonymous Editorial: “Frank Lloyd Wright and 1,000,000 houses a year.” Defines the impact Wright has had on home design. “H&H is proud to show you another Wright house on the following pages...” Includes two photographs. Original cover price $1.00. 9.75 x 12.5.  (Sweeney 933) Pp 105 0933.00.1007
1953
House & Home - November 1953 (Published monthly by Time Inc., New York) Anonymous; Photographs by Stoller, Ezra; Guerrero, P. E. "Frank Lloyd Wright builds in the middle of Manhattan, shows how to make a small, simple house rich and spacious. In this 1,700 sq. ft. exhibition house lie Frank Lloyd Wright’s suggestions to the average American who builds or buys a home - suggestions first made in 1900 when his houses embodying the same principles first appeared on the prairie outside Chicago." A Usonian home, built as part of the exhibition "Sixty Years of Living Architecture", on the site for...  Continue...  (Sweeney 935) Pp 118-121 0935.00.1209
1953
Architectural Forum - October 1953 Anonymous Frank Lloyd Wright exhibits 60 years’ work. Temporary pavilion for exhibit of 60 years’ of architectural work set up at Guggenheim site.  (Sweeney 937) Pp 45 0937.00.0425
1953
Architectural Forum - May 1953  (Published monthly by Time Inc. New York) Anonymous “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Concrete and Copper Skyscraper on the Prairie, for H. C. Price Co.  The Skyscraper Frank Lloyd Wright had been planning and replanning for nearly a generation goes into actual construction this summer - not in New York, not in Chicago, not in San Francisco, but in Bartlesville, Okla.”  This is Frank Lloyd Wright’s challenge to the dogma of “simplicity”.  Includes three model photographs by Joe Price and seven illustrations.  Original...  Continue...  (Sweeney 939) Pp 98-105 0939.00.0807
1953
Architectural Forum - June 1953  (Published monthly by Time Inc. New York) Anonymous News: “Two more bridges to span SF Bay; FLLW offers design for one.”  Includes one illustration. Pp 39 0939.01.0406
Anonymous News: “In New York, Architect Frank Lloyd Wright accepts a Gold Medal from the National Institute of Arts and Letters.”  Original cover price $2.00.  10x12.5. Pp 51 0939.02.0406
1953
House Beautiful - July 1953 Wright, Frank Lloyd Frank Lloyd Wright Speaks Up: ...speaks up forthrightly against the sterility and the totalitarian threat of the "International Style". A reprint of an editorial Wright wrote and published in booklet form titled "In the Cause of Architecture". (Sweeney 940) Pp 86-8 90 0940.00.0503
1953
House & Home - June 1953 (Published monthly by Time Inc., New York, New York)

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3) Horsley, Mary S.

1) The David Wright House. "Frank Lloyd Wright: This New Desert House For His Son is a Magnificent Coil of Concrete Block. In this strange and wonderful house Frank Lloyd Wright again challenges a dozen fixed ideas. Some men grow timid as they grow older - others gain confidence. Only Wright’s supreme confidence, at the age of 84, made this house possible: a house that will be praised, talked about – and argued over – as no other way Wright house since Falling Water (sic). A house...  Continue...  (Sweeney 942)

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Life Magazine - June 15, 1953 Anonymous "Give Me Land, Lots of Land". Article mentions Frank Lloyd Wright’s receipt of Gold Metal from the National Institute of Arts and Letters among other things.  (Sweeney 943) Pg 48 0943.00.0302
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Newsweek - November 2, 1953 (Published weekly by Weekly Publications, Inc., New York.) Anonymous "Man of Culture. Frank Lloyd Wright is perhaps not a testy man, but he sometimes seems to suffer from a superfluity of relevance. Last week in New York, for instance, the great American architect expressed an annoyance at the humorous was in which he feels some of the press has dealt with him. ‘When they make fun,’ he asserted, ‘it is a sign of immaturity. As a nation we still have no maturity, and until we get it we only have a civilization and not a culture. You’d think we... Continue... (Sweeney 948) Pp 64 0948.00.0416
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The Architectural Review - June 1953 (Published monthly by The Architectural Review, London, England) Manson, Grant C. "Wright in The Nursery. The influence of Froebel Education on the Work of Frank Lloyd Wright. It is difficult and open to challenge to try to define, in the usual way, a set of ‘influences’ that may have affected the career of so pioneer a genius as Frank Lloyd Wright. But he is an alert and sensitive human being, and it would be a mistake to think, no matter how beguiling it may be, that his art sprang whole from a certain complex of inheritances at a fixed moment in time. Other than the...  Continue... (Sweeney 950) Pp 349-351 0950.00.0517
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Time (Canadian Edition) - August 10, 1953 (Published weekly by Time International of Canada Ltd., Montreal, Quebec.) Anonymous, Wright "Naughty Nautilus. For the better part of his 84 years, Frank Lloyd Wright, the grand, infuriating and tireless old nautilus of U.S. architecture, has built ever more amazing mansions, put ever vaster domes over such projects as a mortuary in San Francisco, a chapel for Florida Southern College, a laboratory tower for Johnson Wax. When the Guggenheim Foundation asked him in 1945 to build an art museum for Manhattan’s upper Fifth Ave..." Article on the Guggenheim...  Continue...  (Sweeney 953) Pp 60 0953.00.0612
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House & Home - November 1953 (Published monthly by Time Inc., New York) Anonymous; Photographs by Guerrero, P. E. "A new house by Frank Lloyd Wright opens up a new way of life on the old site. For 30 years the Henry Neilses lived in this big, Italian-French-Spanish box... Now the Neilses have a new home by Frank Lloyd Wright, a structure that is at the same time more sheltering and more open to nature." The Henry J. Neils Residence (S.314), Minneapolis. Includes 11 photographs by P. E. Guerrero and two illustrations of the floor plan. Original cover price $1.00. 9.75 x 12.3. (Sweeney 954) Pp Cover 122-127 0954.00.1209
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New York Times Book Review - November 1, 1953 (Published weekly by The New York Times Company, New York) Nichols, Lewis "Talk With Mr. Wright. ...As an author, Mr. Wright is through. With the conclusion of his book, ‘The Future of Architecture,’ he has spoken his piece, and hereafter will just build it. Anyone knowing Mr. Wright will regard it as unlikely that this withdrawal from he printed word is only the first of a series of farewell performances, in the great operatic traditions." Includes six photographs from "The Future of Architecture". 11 x 13. (Sweeney 955) Pp 24 0955.00.0511
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Architectural Forum - February 1953 Anonymous Our New Crystal Towers. Working mainly with the same materials - glass - four architects come out with four widely different interpretations. Includes Johnson Wax Tower. (Sweeney 956) Pp 142-3 0956.00.0602
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L’Architecture D’Aujourd’Hui (The Architecture of Today) - December 1953 (Published in French in Paris France) 1B) Morris, Lawrence S.; 1C) Giedion, S.
2) Persitz, A.
Description: American Contributions to the Contemporary Architecture.  1) A: Introduction;  B: Preface;  C: "Aspects of the architecture in the United States in 1953". Includes information on Frank Lloyd Wright and one illustration of a "Project of a bridge above the bay in San Francisco".  2) "Frank Lloyd Wright". Extensive article concerning Wright and his architecture. Portrait of Wright.  A) Illustration of the Sailing Club, Madison, Wisconsin 1902.  B) Illustration...  Continue...  (Sweeney 958) Pp 1) 2-9  2) 10-25

 

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Architectural Forum - November 1953 (Published monthly by Time Inc. New York) Anonymous “Sixty Years of Living Architecture” - The Work of Frank Lloyd Wright.  A review of the temporary New York exhibit which has been traveling Europe.  Built on the site for the Guggenheim Museum.  Includes fourteen photographs.  Original cover price $2.00. 10x12.5.  (Sweeney 965) Pp 152-5 0965.00.0406
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House & Home - March 1953 (Published monthly by Time, Inc., New York) Anonymous; Photographs by Stoller, Ezra Part of the series of new Wright homes published in H&H. “This new House by Frank Lloyd Wright is a rich textbook of the principles he pioneered. For Mr. & Mrs. Eric V. Brown, Parkwyn Village, Kalamazoo, Mich. David Corning, contractor.” Pictorial essay on the Brown residence. Includes 12 photographs by Ezra Stoller and 3 illustrations. Original cover price $1.00. 9.75 x 12.5.  (Sweeney 967) Pp Cover
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Magazine of Art - April 1953 (Published by The American Federation of Arts, New York) Tselos, Dimitri "Exotic Influences in the Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. In the minds of many enthusiastic admirers, almost all the mature works of Frank Lloyd Wright have appeared to be completely free from the influence of other architects either of the distant or the near past. Whenever such influence was suggested it was either dismissed or minimized. The present study intends to show that, like other great artists and great men, he is not an island but a part of the continent - a lofty pinnacle of the...  Continue...   (Sweeney 969) Pp 160-169, 184 0969.00.1104 0969.00.0414
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Architectural Record - June 1953 Wright, Frank Lloyd Excerpts from the "International Style", an editorial Frank Lloyd Wright wrote and published in booklet form titled "In the Cause of Architecture".   Includes portrait of Wright by Tommy Weber. (Sweeney 975) Pp 12, 332 0975.00.0401
Anonymous Panel Discussion, Photo Johnson Wax Building. Pp 172 0975.01.0401
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Art News - October 1953 Wright, Frank Lloyd Frank Lloyd Wright: some answers. Dialogue which is being published in "The Future of Architecture", from a London lecture hall, 1939.  (Sweeney 977) Pp 42-3 0977.00.0102
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Architectural Forum - May 1953  (Published monthly by Time Inc. New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd “The Language of Organic Architecture. Organic (or intrinsic) architecture is the free architecture of ideal democracy.  To defend and explain whatever I have myself written on the subject I here append a nine-word lexicon that seems needed, world wide, at this moment.”  Wright defines Organic Architecture.  Originally published as “Taliesin Square-Paper 16" (S 2069), Wright’s final square-paper, in February 1953.  Includes one photographs by P. E. Guerrero.  Original cover price $2.00.  9.75 x 12.5.  (Sweeney 983) Pp 106-107 0983.00.0807
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Newsweek - May 11, 1953 (Published weekly by Weekly Publications, Inc., Dayton, Ohio) Anonymous "Wright is Right. In Salt Lake City this week, professional hospital administrators and aides, attending the 23rd annual conference of the Association of Western Hospitals, listened with reddened faces to the words of a man bent on letting sunlight into the lives of all hospital patients. He was Frank Lloyd Wright, the celebrated 84-year-old architectural iconoclast. In Salt Lake to discus plans for a cultural center which he is scheduled to design for tiny... Continue... (Sweeney 985) Pp 97-98 0985.00.0416
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Architectural Record - October 1953 Anonymous Wright Makes New York, Sixty Years of Living Architecture Exhibit  (Sweeney 986) Pp 20 0986.00.0401
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Bauwelt, Issue 5 - February 2, 1953 (Bauwelt Verlag, Berlin-Tempelhof Anonymous Published in German. "Das Phänomen Frank Lloyd Wright." (The phenomenon Frank Lloyd Wright.) "Sechzig Jahre lebendige Architektur" heiBt der Bildbericht, den Werner Moses... ("Sixty Years of Living Architecture" is the picture report, by Werner Moses... The fourth exhibition of "Sixty Years of Living Architecture" was held in Munich, Germany from May 16 - June 15, 1952. Includes five photographs. The Little House (1902), the Goetsch-Winckler House (1939), the V. C. Morris Gift Shop...  Continue... Pp 87 0987.91.0617
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Focus - December 9, 1953 Anonymous Frank Lloyd Wright Talks: "...Cramped Boxes ...Like Coffins" Pp 34-37 0987.01.0202
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The Iowan - September 1953

Turk, Carl An Iowa Home from Iowa Stone. The Millers of Charles City live with their beautiful site in a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Pp 24-6 0987.02.0702
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People Today - November 4, 1953 (Published is published bi-weekly by Hillman Periodicals Inc., New York) Anonymous People VS People. Architect Frank Lloyd Wright: "It was useless giving women the vote. They always vote as their husbands do." Tex McCrary: "Frank Lloyd Wright is on he other side of every argument." Includes one portrait of Wright. Original cover price 10c. 4 x 6 P 49 0987.40.0611
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Quick - May 25, 1953 Anonymous What they are saying. Photo and Wright quoting Churchill. Pp 26 0987.05.0404
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The Dodgeville Chronicle - September 24, 1953 (Published weekly by The Dodgeville Chronicle, Dodgeville, Wisconsin) Wright, Frank Lloyd "Mr. Wright in Dispute With Court Decision". Threatens to take back Foundation as a Private School. Original Price 6 cents. 5,000 copies printed. 18x24. Pp 1, 7 0987.06.0305
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The Saturday Review - December 18, 1954 (Published weekly by the Saturday Review Associates, Inc., New York) Andrews, Wayne Book Review: "The Natural House" by Frank Lloyd Wright 1954. "Architects Creed. ...The truth, as everyone knows, is that Frank Lloyd Wright has never been embarrassed since the day he was born, if then. He would not even be nonplussed if he were asked tomorrow morning to redesign every house in the United States. He would simply take the news in stride... ‘The house of moderate cost’ he makes plain, ‘is not only America’s major architectural problem, but the problem...  Continue...  (Sweeney 993) Pg 17, 41 0993.00.0710
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Americas - April 1954 (Published by Pan American Union, General Secretariat of the Organizations of American States, Washington 6, D.C. Covering North Central and South America) Campo, Santiago del (Incomplete, inside pages on Wright removed.) "An afternoon with Frank Lloyd Wright." Includes cover photograph by Pedro Guerrero. Original cover price 25c. 8.25 x 10.75. (Sweeney 1003) Pp Cover, 9-12, 44-46 1003.00.1111
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House & Home - December 1954 (Published by Time, Inc., New York) Anonymous 1) Frank Lloyd Wright says he'll quit Wisconsin. A few days after voters in Madison, Wisconsin had expressed their preferences for him as architect of the cities proposed Civic Center (see p. 42) Frank Lloyd Wright heard news from another quarter that he said would impel him to move his Taliesin out of Wisconsin forever. The Wisconsin Supreme Court handed down a decision that Wright’s home and school near Spring Green (the school is situated on 80 acres of 3000 that he owns there)...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1009) Pp 53, 42 1009.00.0718 1009.01.0718
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Photography - February 1954 (Published Monthly by Ziff-Davis Publishing Co., New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd "Frank Lloyd Wright talks about photography. A great modern architect tells photo-journalists what he thinks the camera can do - and what it can’t... So instead of ‘composition,’ I offer you a sense of proportion. Is photography an art; would you say so, you boys who practice it? Are we going to take you into the realm of fine arts? You’ve been trying hard to get there all these years... You have to be artistic, but that is not the same as being a creative artist." Includes five photographs...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1010) Pp 40-41, 118 1010.00.0810
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Architectural Forum - June 1954  (Published monthly by Time Inc. New York) Anonymous “Glass-towered synagogue, Frank Lloyd Wright’s first.  Rabbi Mortimer J. Cohen of Beth Sholom Congregation in Philadelphia made some sketches of what he thought a synagogue should embody and showed it to a friend.  The friend said: ‘Only one man can do it - Frank Lloyd Wright’.”  Includes three illustrations.  Original cover price $2.00.  9.75 x 12.5. (Sweeney 1011) Pp 145 1011.00.0407
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Lincoln-Mercury Times - March/April 1954 Anonymous Frank Lloyd Wright. Photos by Pedro E. Guerrero and Robert H. Miller. Includes photo of two customized Lincolns. (Sweeney 1012) Pp 5-7 1012.00.0403
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House Beautiful - October 1954 Anonymous House Beautiful dedicated this exhibit to Frank Lloyd Wright  (Sweeney 1014) Pp 176-7 1014.00.0601
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New York Times Magazine - March 21, 1954 Anonymous A New Debate In Old Venice. Frank Lloyd Wright’s design for a ‘different’ building divides a city that cherishes tradition. Comments by Wright and Bernard Berenson concerning the Masieri Memorial Building project in Venice. (Sweeney 1018) Pp 8-9 1018.00.0103
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New York Times Magazine - March 21, 1954 Cyma Watches Ad: Portrait and text honoring Wright. P 6 1018.01.0103
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House & Home - March 1954 (Published by Time, Inc., New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Anonymous "As transparent as the waves, yet as sturdy as the rock... with the long white surf lines of the sea. That is the kind of house I promised my client. This ‘cabin on the rocks’ is not a family house but a haven at the seaside for a single individual living in specific comfort of her own choosing..." Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin West, February 1954. The article was introduced by Wright with a two page spread that included Wright’s text and a large photograph. Article is entitled "A planning...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1019) Pp 98-105 1019.00.0212
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Newsweek - November 22, 1954 (Published weekly by Weekly Publications, Inc., Dayton, Ohio) Anonymous "Wright’s Exodus: Architect Frank Lloyd Wright threatened to move his school from Spring Green, Wis., to New York after the state supreme court ruled that it was not a tax-exempt , educational institution. ‘We don’t mind paying the taxes,’ said the irascible dean of modern architects, but the decision ‘shows a lack of understanding and appreciation for our work.’ Wisconsin, he added, was a great state once upon a time, inhabited by great men, but of late [it] has become... Continue... (Sweeney 1022) Pp 63 1022.00.0416
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Architectural Forum - May 1954 Anonymous Question: Is Venice Ready for a FLLW Palazzo?  Masieri Memorial Building in Venice.  (Sweeney 1026) Pp 39 1026.00.0502
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Art News - March 1954 (Published monthly from September to May and quarterly May-August by The Art Foundation, Inc., New York) Scully, Vincent J. Jr. "Wright vs the International Style. Although Frank Lloyd Wright is the greatest originator of modern architecture, how has his style been affected by influences from European architects whose works he has been violently attacking?... Wright’s influence on Europe: 1910-11 German publication of Wright’s early work gave direction to the new European architects. Wright’s Mason City (Iowa) Hotel, 1908 is clearly the prototype of Gropius’ Factory in the 1914 Cologne Exposition...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1026) Pp 32-35, 64-66 1031.00.0510
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House & Home - November 1954 (Published Monthly by Time, Inc., New York) Anonymous The Anthony House, Benton Harbor, Michigan."Seven lessons from Frank Lloyd Wright. Few builders and not all architects can tell you what makes this Frank Lloyd Wright house beautiful without first taking the house apart to see how it is put together.  1. Note how the walls were built in layers.  2. Note how the big roof makes the house look bigger.  3. Note how the low ceiling dramatizes the high one.  4. Note how roof edge and planting edge go their own ways.  5. Note how open the kitchen... Continue... (Sweeney 1032) Pp Cover 98-105 1032.00.0418
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Journal of The Franklin Institute - September 1954 (Reprint) (Published by The Journal of The Franklin Institute. Reprinted from The Journal of The Franklin Institute, Vol. 258, No. 3, September 1954.) Wright, Frank Lloyd Presentation of the Frank P. Brown metal. Proceedings of the presentation of the frank P. Brown metal, deferred from the 1953 metal day ceremonies, and presented June 4, 1954, in the lecture hall of The Franklin Institute. 1) "Mr. Sellers: Mr. President., I present Frank Lloyd Wright for an award. Our candidate is without question the dean of American Architecture. His influence on the architectural thought of our times has been great and far reaching, both in this country and abroad. His career is unmatched... Continue...  (Sweeney 1037) Pp 217-224 1037.00.1099 1037.00.0618
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Phi Delta Kappan - May 1954 Wright, Frank Lloyd More than the Turtle Shell. Two copies. (Sweeney 1041) Pp 297-9 302 1041.00.0401 1041.00.0501
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Time - August 2, 1954 (Published weekly by Time, Inc., Chicago) Anonymous Art: “The Wright Word”.  “Architect Frank Lloyd Wright, ensconced in Manhattan’s Plaza Hotel, began to get things rolling last week for the building of his spiral-shaped Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum."  He also comments on The Plaza, New York, The Age, Architecture and Talk.  Original cover price twenty cents.  8.25 x 11.  (Sweeney 1045) Pp 61 1045.00.0307
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People Today - January 13, 1954 Anonymous Quote and portrait of Wright Pp 43 1045.03.0203
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People Today - August 25, 1954 Anonymous Quote and portrait of Wright Pp 21 1045.01.0103
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Perspectives USA No. 8 - Summer 1954 (Published Quarterly by Intercultural Publications Inc., Brooklyn, New York) Alex, William "The Skyscrapers: USA." Frank Lloyd Wright is included in the article. "During the past seventy years a third grade structural system has taken it's place besides the post and lintel and the arch as a determining factor in the history of architecture... The apartment house project designed in 1929 by Frank Lloyd Wright for St. Marks in-the-Bouwerie, New York... In plan, structure, and visual effect, the project demonstrated once more Wright’s complete originality and freshness of approach..." Includes...  Continue...   Pp 86-103 1045.44.0318
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Realities (French Publication) - March 1954 Anonymous Modern Architecture Goes to Town. The vision of three men - Gropius, Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier - is changing the face of our cities. Pp 42-47 1045.02.0103
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Fashion & Travel - Summer 1954 (Published quarterly by The Fashion & Travel Quarterly, Inc., New York) Torch, Maria Elena “Frank Lloyd Wright, An Appreciation.” Author recounts experience with Wright at Spring Green. Includes full page photograph of Wright. Original cover price $0.50. 9.75 x 12.75. Pp 72-3 112 1045.04.0906
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Ford Times - October 1954 (Published monthly by the Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan) Anonymous "Favorite Recipes of Famous Taverns." "Yesteryear occupies a large rambling eighteen-room home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1900. Lunch and dinner served, except Monday. It is located on Harrison Avenue at the river in Kankakee, Illinois." Recipe for German Crumb Cake. The B. Harley Bradley Residence (1900 - S.052). Includes one illustration of the Bradley Residence by Roscoe Misselhorn. 5 x 7. Pp 58-59 1045.13.0410
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Perspectives No. 13 - Autumn 1955 (Published in Great Britain by Hamish Hamilton Ltd., London, for International Publications Inc. of New York.) Gutheim, Frederick Book Report: "The Natural House," Wright. 1954, Horizon Press, $6.50. "Scissors and paste for two thirds of the way, the rest is a series of notes on the design of houses, notes which go into practically everything the architectural client may want to know... Wright is now eighty-six, and has become a sort of architectural Father William... Wright, of course, is the antithesis of Gropius. He abhors industrialism, except as it puts new and fascinating tools in the hands of the architect... The Wright...  Continue...   Pp 150-155 0998.01.0915
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Architectural Record - October 1955 Anonymous Book Rev: From Richardson to the Origins of Wright Pp 62 66 410 1048.01.0401
  Art News - February 1956 (Published monthly September to May, quarterly June-August by The Art Foundation, New York) See Sweeney 1135 Scully, Vincent J. Jr. Book Review: "Architecture and ancestor worship." An American Architecture, Wright/Kaufmann, 1855. "...In normal familial... (Sweeney 1056 & 1135) Pp 26 56-57  
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Wisconsin Magazine of History - Spring 1955 (Published by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin) Bohrer, Florence Fifer "The Unitarian Hillside Home School. The Hillside Home School on the Wisconsin River near Spring Green was founded in 1887 by two sisters, Ellen and Jane Lloyd-Jones. They built the school on they site of their old family farmhouse. The main building was designed by a nephew, Frank Lloyd Wright, then a young amateur architect working for J. L. Silsbee in Chicago. While the school was established primarily for the education of the many nieces and nephews then living...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1064) Pp 151-155 1064.00.0215
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House Beautiful - November 1955 (Published monthly by the Hearst Corp., New York)  2) Barry, Joseph A. 3) Hill, John de Koven 5) Mosher, Robert 6) Zevi, Bruno 7) Wright, Frank Lloyd 8) Fitch, James Marston... A whole issue devoted to Frank Lloyd Wright.  1) House Beautiful is devoting this entire issue to Frank Lloyd Wright. Taliesin (3), Taliesin West (2), Walker Residence (2).  2) Frank Lloyd Wright: the man who liberated architecture. Portraits (6), Robert Llewellyn Wright (2).  3) The Poetry of Structure. Fallingwater, S. C. Johnson, Laurents (2), Albert Adelman.  4) The Character of the Site is the Beginning of Architecture. Walter (2), Taliesin, Miller, Iowa, Fallingwater, Wingspread...  Continue... (Sweeney 1066)
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House Beautiful - November 1955 (Also published as a Hard Cover) (Published monthly by the Hearst Corp., New York)  2) Barry, Joseph A. 3) Hill, John de Koven 5) Mosher, Robert 6) Zevi, Bruno 7) Wright, Frank Lloyd 8) Fitch, James Marston...  A whole issue devoted to Frank Lloyd Wright.  1) House Beautiful is devoting this entire issue to Frank Lloyd Wright. Taliesin (3), Taliesin West (2), Walker Residence (2).  2) Frank Lloyd Wright: the man who liberated architecture. Portraits (6), Robert Llewellyn Wright (2).  3) The Poetry of Structure. Fallingwater, S. C. Johnson, Laurents (2), Albert Adelman.  4) The Character of the Site is the Beginning of Architecture. Walter (2), Taliesin, Miller, Iowa, Fallingwater, Wingspread...  Continue... (Sweeney 1066)
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House & Home - April 1955 (Published monthly by Time Inc., New York) Anonymous Alvin Miller Residence (1946 - S.289). "FLLW’s characteristic double-decker flat top: its long lines give it great repose... and the clerestory lights the center of the house... Terracing underscores horizontal planes of house and forms its pedestal... Flat roof is economical for it lets you plan more freely... Deep overhangs frame the view... marry the house to the ground, and protect walls and inhabitants... Double-decker ceilings dramatize interior spaces... High ceilings for...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1068) Pp Cover 116-121 1068.00.0214
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House & Home - April 1955 (Published monthly by Time Inc., New York) Anonymous "FLLW’s double-decker flat-top idea was adapted in Utah builder house. Many builders who don’t use flat roofs just don’t know what they are missing... Using principles characteristic of Frank Lloyd Wright (see pp. 116-121), this building team has found that with flat roofs: - you can shelter any plan - even a two level plan..." Includes one Wright photograph from page 116-117. Original cover price $1.00. 9.75 x 12.5 (Sweeney 1069) Pp 122-125 1069.00.0214
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House & Home - January 1955 (Published by Time, Inc. New York) Anonymous Book Review: "Frank Lloyd Wright and ‘The Natural House’ ". Published by Horizon Press, New York, $6.50. "In his latest book, America’s master architect retraces 65 years’ experience, presents his low-cost, Usonian automatic house and introduces fresh ideas – including the one shown here (Usonian Automatic). Includes one portrait of Wright by Helen Levitt, two illustrations, and four photographs. One of the Adelman Residence, and one of Keyes Residence. Original cover price $1.00. 9.5 x 12.5. (Sweeney 1070) Pp 166-168 1070.00.1014
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Architectural Forum - April 1955 Anonymous Frank Lloyd Wright completes a long, low industrial arts building for Florida Southern University ... and begins a civic center for the capital of his home state. (Monona Terrace Project).  (Sweeney 1071) Pp 1 144-121 1071.00.1104
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Architectural Forum - July 1955 Anonymous "Frank Lloyd Wright designs a small commercial installation: a showroom in New York for sports cars." Hoffman Jaguar auto showroom.  (Sweeney 1073) Pp 132-133 1073.00.1204
Gustin-Bacon Mfg Co. Ad: Includes photo of Johnson Wax Building. Pp 15 1073.01.1204
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The Diplomat - March 1955 (Published monthly by the Diplomat Publishing Company, Washington D.C.) Wright, Frank Lloyd; Radlovic, I. Monte “Frank Lloyd Wright looks at the world”. An interview with the editor. Includes seven photographs. Original cover price 50 cents. To be continues in April.  8.75 x 11.5 Pp 24-27 1074.01.1007
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Saturday Review - May 21, 1955 Haverstick, John To Be or Not to be (Guggenheim Museum)  (Sweeney 1076) Pp 13 1076.00.1001
Ad Advertising "Natural House", "Future of Arch", "60 Yrs of Living Arch" Pp 4 1076.01.1001
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American Fabrics and Fashions, No 35 - Winter 1955-56 (Published quarterly by Reporter Publications, Inc., New York) Anonymous "A Master Architect Creates Fabric and Wallpaper Designs, Frank Lloyd Wright. The Taliesin line of fabrics and wallpapers designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is a significant example in textile arts of the application of universal principles of fundamental design. The notable collection of decorative fabrics and wallpapers designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and executed by F. Schumacher and Co., is Mr. Wright’s first application of his principle of organic design to the home...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1079) Pp 50-51 1079.00.0415
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People Today - January 26, 1955 Anonymous "Mold it Yourself" - Usonian homes Pp 27-9 1079.01.0402
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Architectural Record - October 1955 Anonymous New Era for Wright at 86: The Marketplace Redeemed? Schumacher Fabrics & Wallpaper  (Sweeney 1081) Pp 20 1081.00.0401
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Architectural Record - August 1955 Shear, John Knox Frank Lloyd Wright and the Design for the Air Force Academy  (Sweeney 1084) Pp 132a-b 1084.00.0401
Fogarty, Rep. John E.; Wright, Frank Lloyd Debate over Air Force Academy Design Pp 16-18 1084.01.0401
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California Homes Illustrated (Published monthly by Homes Illustrated, Inc. Los Altos, California) Anonymous "Carmel-by-the-Sea Home for Mrs. Clinton Walker. All who have visited the charming Monterey peninsula surely have seen and remarked on the genius and artistry of Frank Lloyd Wright as exemplified in the home for Mrs. Clinton Walker... The dean of American architects, Mr. Wright... The focal point of the dwelling is the gorgeous living room... Steel beams were necessary to provide the cantilevered construction over the rocky shore...  Continue...   Pp 30-33 1092.48.1212
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Interiors - October 1955 (Published Monthly by Whitney Publications, Inc., New York) Wagner, Lois “Taliesin to the Trade”. Samples of Heritage-Henredon furniture and Schumacher fabrics. (Sweeney 1085) Pp 130-133 1085.00.0405
Anonymous “F.L. Wright Banquet”. Dinner to honor Wright - guest speaker. Pg 18 1085.01.0405
Anonymous Ad: “House beautiful devotes its entire November issue to Frank Lloyd Wright”. House Beautiful Magazine.  Original cover price $1.00. 9 x 12. Pp 76 1085.02.0405
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Chicago Daily News - 11-19-55 (Published by the Chicago Daily News, Chicago) John M. Smyth Co.; Henredon Ad: Heritage-Henredon. "Frank Lloyd Wright ...Now applies to furniture a genius that is world-renowned. Expertly Made... by Heritage-Henredon. Frank Lloyd Wright, the prophet of new ideas in architecture, now for the first time applies his visionary ability to designing a group of dining rooms, bedroom and living room furniture." Includes illustrations and original prices. Digital reprint. Courtesy of the Henredon Blog. 8 x 11.25 Pp 3 (Roto) 1092.63.0314
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Detroit Free Press - November 29, 1955 (Published by the Detroit Free Press) Braun, Lilian Jackson "Four and about women. What Frank Lloyd Wright Would Put in Your Home. The most talked-about furniture in decades is the furniture designed for ordinary, everyday people - by Frank Lloyd Wright. The venerable gentleman (86 last June) has been proclaimed by many as the greatest architect of the past 500 years and compared to the versatile genius Leonardo de Vinci..." Includes four photographs. Digital reprint. Courtesy of the Henredon Blog. 8.25 x 12 Pp -- 1092.64.0314
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Seattle Times Pictorial - December 25, 1955 (Published by The Seattle Times, Seattle) Phillips, Margery R. "Furniture by Frank Lloyd Wright. Thus it is that this great architect has turned a talented hand to the designing of furniture to better integrate the site, the house and the interior. Few of us have an opportunity to see the fabulous houses for which Frank Lloyd Wright is noted throughout the world. Until the past few months, the custom-made furniture that Wright designed to grace these homes was noted only in photographs..." Includes eight photographs. Digital reprint. Courtesy of the Henredon Blog. 8 x 9.5 Pp 6-7 1092.65.0314
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Saturday Review - May 21, 1955 Wright, Frank Lloyd Future of the City  (Sweeney 1091) Pp 10-13 1091.00.1001
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Household - May 1955  (Published monthly by Capper Publications, Inc., Topeka, Kansas) McCall, Helen “Never too old to be bold!”  Caption: “The Curtin house in Oak Park was a much admired style at the turn of the century, when it was designed by the noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and it still maintains rugged individuality.”  This was actually designed by John S. Van Bergen. He joined Wright in 1909.  He produced many working drawings and was supervisor for the Robie House and the Mrs. Thomas Gale House.  After leaving Wright's studio he briefly worked for another former...  Continue...   Pp 27-29 83 1092.18.0907
1955
Liberty (Canadian) - May 1955 Rasky, Frank Frank Lloyd Wright: What makes a genius? Pp 23-24 70-73 1092.01.0701
Wright, Frank Lloyd What’s Wrong with Canadian homes? Pp 25 1092.02.0701
1955
Life Magazine - May 30, 1955 Wright, Frank Lloyd Ad written by Wright endorsing Life Magazine: "You have to see from inside". Pg 123 1092.03.0904
1955
Time - July 25. 1955 (Published weekly by Time, Inc. Chicago) Anonymous "The American Desert, 1955. A new way of life in the U.S. To the ordinary air traveler winging across the U. S. Southwest, the great American desert still seems an arid and forbidding waste of sand dry lake beds and jagged rock mountain... In Arizona’s Paradise Valley, where Frank Lloyd Wright and his students at nearby Taliesin West design homes for desert living. Realtor Merle Cheney bought 6,000 acres of land for as low as 25c an acre, now sells it at prices up to $3,000 an acre..." Caption: "Sunbonnet...  Continue...   Pp 44-53 1092.101.0317
1955
Uncensored - October 1955 (Published monthly by Feature Story Corp., New York) Anonymous "Gar Wood and Frank Lloyd Wright. They’re never too old to yearn. Old Rockin’ Chair won’t get these romantic Rover Boys who made their mark in the world - and a few zesty headlines." Describes Wright’s relationships with the four women in his life. Includes three photographs, Wright, Miriam Noel Wright and Ann Baxter. Original cover price 25c. 8 x 10.25 Pp 42-43 64-65 1092.34.1009
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