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1958
1958  Harper’s Magazine - May 1958 Bendiner, Alfred How Frank Lloyd Wright Got His Metal  (Sweeney 1223) Cover, Pp 30-35 1223.00.0101
1958  Architectural Forum - September 1958  (Published Monthly by Time Inc., New York) 1) Blake, Peter 1) "Frank Lloyd Wright: Master of Architectural Space.  Beautiful enclosures are the essence of architecture, and in opening them up in remarkable new ways Wright has created a new kind of space."  Includes five photographs and three illustrations.  9.5 x 12.25. (Two copies, one is Bound Volume including July, Sept, Oct, Nov and Dec)  (Sweeney 1224) 1) Pp 120-255, 196-197 1224.00.0501 1224.00.1206
2) The Seven Arts Book Society 2) Full page ad which includes “The Natural House” and “A Testament”. Includes a photograph of each. 2) Pg 139 1224.01.1206
1958  Concrete Construction - March 1958 (Cover Only) Cohen, George N. "Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum". 8.5 x 11.75. Pp Cover 10-13 1226.00.0305
1958  Architectural Forum - February 1958, Volume 108 (Bound Volume includes Jan, Feb, March and June) Anonymous A famous house rescued (Robie House) (Includes photo)  (Sweeney 1228) Pp 69 1228.00.0601
1958  Architectural Forum - February 1958, Volume 108 (Bound Volume includes Jan, Feb, March and June) Anonymous Ad for Frank Lloyd Wright "A Testament" Pp 123 1228.01.0601
1958  New Republic - September 8, 1958 Brandon, Henry A Conversation with Frank Lloyd Wright. "Flat on Our Faces"  (Sweeney 1229) Pp 14-15 1229.00.0302
1958  Architectural Record - May 1958 (Published monthly by the F. W. Dodge Corporation, New York) Anonymous, Wright, Frank Lloyd "Frank Lloyd Wright, A Selection of Current Work." A compilation of eight selections. Cover page of article includes photograph of Wright at a drawing board working on the Bramlett Motor Hotel Project. 1) "Dallas Theater Center", includes three illustrations. 2) "Monona Terrace Civic Center Project", Madison, Wisconsin. Includes four illustrations. 3) "Music Building for Florida Southern College", includes three illustrations.  4) "A Motor Hotel". Bramlett Motor Hotel...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1233) Pp Cover, 24, 167-190 1233.00.0512
1958  Architectural Forum - May 1958 Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright Designs for Baghdad  (Sweeney 1234) Cover, 89 - 102 1234.00.0200
1959*   Art in America - Winter 1958-59  (Hard bound cover)  Kaufmann, Edgar, Jr. "The form of space for art - Wright’s Guggenheim Museum." (*Note: Sweeney catalogues this in 1958, Copyright is actually 1959.)  (Sweeney 1238) Pp 74-77 1238.00.1204
1958  House & Home - January 1958 (Published monthly by Time Inc., New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd “A master builder’s philosophy - excerpts from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Testament.” “Properly focused upon the needs of twentieth century life, new uses of livable space will continually evolve - improve, more exuberant and serene.” Includes 7 photos and 3 illustrations.  Original cover price $1.00.  9.25 x 12.5.  (Sweeney 1241) Pp 135-141 1241.00.0706
1958  Architectural Record - May 1958 (Published monthly by the F. W. Dodge Corporation, New York) Anonymous Meetings and Miscellany: "For the many contributions to the concrete masonry industry, Frank Lloyd Wright received a medal from the National Concrete Masonry Institute. Mr. Wright is seen here with his son David (at right) and William P. Market of the association." Includes one photograph. Original cover price $2.00. 8.75 x 11.5. (Sweeney 1242) Pp 24 1242.00.0512
1958  Architectural Forum - May 1958 Anonymous No Oscar for Wright.  (Sweeney 1245) Pp79, 81 1245.00.0200
1958
Readers Digest - February 1958 (Published monthly by the Reader’s Digest Association, Inc., Pleasantville, N.Y.) Oboler, Arch "He’s Always Magnificently Wright. Building your first house is always an adventure. But when your architect is one of the most colorful and unpredictable in the world, well... I had asked him how he had endured those long years of unremitting attacks on his own prophetic works. Mr. Wright Smiled. ‘The history of every artist is this,’ he said. ‘At first people discover you, and everything you do is wondrous.. Then they begin to look for your feet of clay, and everything...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1246) Pp 49-54 1246.00.0215
1958  Progressive Architecture - July 1958 (Published monthly by Reinhold Publishing Corporation, New York.) Anonymous P/A News Bulletins: "Frank Lloyd Wright has been named architect for the proposed College of Education Center at University of Wichita, Wichita, Kan. Preliminary plans provided two separate structures - classroom and administration building and circular research elementary school." Juvenile Cultural Study Center (1957 - S.418). Includes one illustration. Original cover price $1.00. 8.75 x 11.5. (Sweeney 1247) Pp 45 1247.00.0313
1958  Architectural Forum - October 1958 Robie, Fred C, Jr. & Sr. Mr. Robie Knew What He Wanted (Two Copies, one is bound.) (Sweeney 1248) Pg 126-7 206 10 1248.00.0103 1248.00.0501
1958  Architectural Forum - October 1958 Loeb, G.M.; Wright, John Lloyd; Musson, Noverre Letters: Key-Keeper Wright. Three letters. One is from son. Pg 83 1248.01.0103
1958
House & Home - August 1958 (Published monthly by Time Inc., New York) Note: Photograph on the cover is flipped horizontally.) Anonymous; Wright, Frank Lloyd "3 New Homes By Frank Lloyd Wright." 1: Harper House, St. Joseph; 2: Thaxton House, Bunker Hill (Houston); 3: Austin House, Greenvillle. 1 House in St. Joseph, Michigan. This house represents a theme Frank Lloyd Wright has been using since the 1920's - the many-angled, prism-like form. "I am convinced," he says, "that the pattern made by the cross section of a honeycomb has more flexibility where human movement is concerned than the square. The obtuse angle is more...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1250) Pp Cover 101-113 1250.00.0517
1958  Architectural Forum - July 1958, Volume 109 (Bound Volume includes July, Sept, Oct, Nov and Dec) Anonymous Wright Designs an Elementary School (Sweeney 1251) Pp 9 1251.00.0501
1958  Esquire10-58 2.jpg (3570 bytes) Esquire - Oct 1958 Wright, Frank Lloyd Away with the Realtor (Sweeney 1252) Pp 179-80 1252.00.0501
1958  House & Home - April 1958 (Published monthly by Time Inc., New York) Wright, Frank Lloyd “America’s foremost architect speaks on prefabrication and the role of creative man in the machine age: ‘Quality and quantity must be partners, science and art must live together’” Includes one illustration of Wright.

Opinions: Wright comments on public housing at a press conference at the National Concrete Masonry Assn. Convention. Includes one photograph of Wright. Original cover price $1.00. 9.25 x 12.5

Pp 120-122

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1958  Architectural Forum - Feb 1958, Volume 108 (Bound Volume includes Jan, Feb, March and June) Frank Lloyd Wright Mr. Wright’s Argonomy  (Sweeney 1255) Pp 150 1255.00.0601
1958  Architectural Forum - May 1958 Frank Lloyd Wright What is Architecture?  (Sweeney 1257) Pp102 1257.00.0200
1958  Architectural Forum - Feb 1958, Volume 108 (Bound Volume includes Jan, Feb, March and June) Anonymous Wright to Design Dome Theater for Mike Todd (Includes photo)  (Sweeney 1259) Pp 61 1259.00.0601
1958  Architectural Forum - Dec 1958, Volume 109 (Bound Volume includes July, Sept, Oct, Nov and Dec) Projects Church for Northern California Pp 48 1259.01.0501
Abroad Imperial Hotel Pp 180 1259.02.0501
1958  Architectural Forum - Jan 1958, Volume 108 (Bound Volume includes Jan, Feb, March and June) Anonymous Ad - Photo of Johnson Bldg Pp 173 1259.03.0601
1958  Architectural Forum - Mar 1958, Volume 108 (Bound Volume includes Jan, Feb, March and June) Anonymous Wright’s New York Museum: Guggenheim Museum Pp 12 1259.04.0601
Anonymous Ad - Photo of Johnson Bldg Pp 35 1259.05.0601
Peter Blake Modern Architecture: its many faces (Photo of Price Tower) Pp 77-81 1259.06.0601
1958  Architectural Forum - June, Volume 108 (Bound Volume includes Jan, Feb, March and June) 1958 Anonymous Delivered: Chicago’s Robie House Pp 99 1259.07.0601
1958
Baukunst und Werkform - No. 8 1958 (Published by Alfons Leitl, Nurnberg, Germany) Kultermann, Udo

"Une Architecture Autre." A new thread of architectural development. Frank Lloyd Wright rearranged the building structure from its crystal-clear structure, and saw Antonio Guadi, who recreated the matter through formal fantasy. "Une Architecture Autre." "Ein neugeknupfter Faden der architektonischen Entwicklung. ...Frank Lloyd Wright das Baugefüge von seiner kristalklinen Struktur her neu ordnete, und Antonio Guadi, der die Materie durch...  Continue...

Pp 425-441 1259.53.1217
1958  Illinois History - October 1958 (Published October through May by the Illinois Historical Library for the Illinois State Historical Society, Springfield, Illinois) Beals, Robert L. 1) "Birthplace... Illinois. ...Many consider Wright to be the foremost living American architect, since he has always been far in advance of he times in his thinking, planning, and designing... Another of his beautiful and unusually modern residences is the Lawrence home, built just after the turn of the century in Springfield." Pp 12-13 1259.19.0410
Boone, Nancy W. 2) Related: "Soaring to the Sky. Skyscrapers in Chicago... Louis Sullivan was a leader in this movement...  Continue... Pp 18-19 
1958  Inland Architect, Chicago Chapter, American Institute of Architects - April 1958 (Published monthly except July and August by the Chicago Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, Chicago) Moderator: Cook, Alister; Wright, Frank Lloyd 1) "Forum of Formidable: Discussed by key figures in the building and business worlds, and held as part of the Chicago Dynamic Program at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, October 30, 1957." Moderator: Alister Cook. Participates included Ira Bach, commissioner of planning, Chicago, leading business men and Frank Lloyd Wright. Includes photograph of participants, among them Wright. Pp 14-17 1259.21.0511
Anonymous 2) "Art: the work of Alfonso Iannelli. The work of sculpture Alfonso Iannelli will be on exhibit during may at the office...  Continue...  Pp 6-7
1958
Science of Mind - February 1958 (Published monthly by the Institute of Religious Science, A Department of Church of Religious Science, Los Angeles, CA) Wright, Frank Lloyd Based on an address he gave to his apprentices. "Your Need to be Different! ...Look carefully at these hundreds of beautiful, infinitely various little houses (Mr. Wright shows the apprentices a tray full of sea shells). Here you see housing on a lower level, it is true, but isn’t this humble instance a marvelous manifestation of life? ...Once you understand the principle upon which this differentiation depends, you will astonish your kind by your own prolific capacity." Includes one illustrated...  Continue... Pp 11-16 1259.41.0814
1959
1959  Architectural Forum - December 1959 (Published Monthly by Time Inc., New York) Anonymous Book Review: “FLLW’s Drawings”.  Review of “Drawings for a Living Architecture” Horizon Press, 1959 Kaufmann S#1265.  Includes seven illustrations in color.  Original cover price $0.55.  9.5 x 12.25.  Two Copies. (Sweeney 1266 & 1295 - double numbered) Pp 119-126 1266.00.0501 1295.00.0501 1266.00.1006 1295.00.1006
1959  Architectural Record - Dec 1959 (Published Monthly by F. W. Dodge Corporation, New York) Gutheim, Frederick Book Review: "Wright’s Creative Process Shown in Drawings". Review of "Drawings for a Living Architecture" Horizon Press, 1959 Kaufmann. $35. "More is to be learned about Frank Lloyd Wright in this magnificent book than in any other place. At least, by architects. Here, in the moment of conception, we can explore the creative process of our most original architect." Includes one photograph and one illustration. Original cover price $2.00. 8.7 x 11.5. (Sweeney 1268) Pp 66, 70 1268.00.0312
1960  Progressive Architecture - December 1960 (Published Monthly by Reinhold Publishing Corp., New York) Tafel, Edgar Book Review: "Drawings for a Living Architecture" Kaufmann, 1959. "In the year since the death of Frank Lloyd Wright, it has become clearly evident that his published works should be classified in two categories: his theory of architecture and the architecture itself. In the area of theory many fine and even less than fine works are available, but in the second category two volumes alone remain as the outstanding expression of the architect’s hand - the...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1273) Pp 184, 190 1273.00.0313
1959
Architectural Forum - Jun 1959 (Published Monthly by Time Inc., New York) Anonymous Book Review: "Our House" Olgivanna  Lloyd Wright, 1959, $4.50. "Our House is, in many ways, a suitable, final chapter in the life and woks of one of the most heroic figures our country has ever produced. In this book Frank Lloyd Wright’s widow presents, by means of anecdotes and by longer essays an illuminating picture of the architects deeply involved with his peculiar world. That world was, of course, both his profession and the life he had created...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1275) Pp 193 1275.00.0114
1959  Architectural Forum - December 1959 (Published Monthly by Time Inc., New York) Blake, Peter Blake, Peter “The Guggenheim: Museum or Monument?”  The climax of Wright’s lifelong search for organic form and space is a challenge to accepted museum techniques and to accepted standards in architecture. Includes 20 photographs and one illustration.  Also includes The Guggenheim and the critics - some comments from the New York Press.  A list of nine critics and their comments.  Original cover price $0.55  9.5 x 12.25.    Two Copies. (Sweeney 1279) Pp 86-92 180 184 1279.00.0501 1279.00.1006
1959  Architectural Forum - November 1959  (Published Monthly by Time Inc., New York)
1) Anonymous 1) News: “Guggenheim Museum Opens. Last month, Manhattan’s architecturally jaded cognoscenti got their first real jolt since the World’s Fair opened two decades ago.”  Includes one photograph. 1) Pp 5 1279.01.0501 1279.04.1206
2) Horizon Press 2) Ad: "A new book of exhilarating beauty. Seventy years of his masterly drawings in glowing color and monochrome.  Frank Lloyd Wright Drawings for a living architecture."  Half page ad, includes one illustration. 2) Pp 25 1279.05.1206
3) Anonymous 3) Products: “‘Taliesin...  Continue...  3) Pp 57 1279.06.1206
1959  Architectural Forum - Oct 1959, Volume 111 (Bound Volume includes Sept, Oct, Nov and Dec) 1959 Anonymous Frank Lloyd Wright Ad - Photo of Frank Lloyd Wright Sculpture Pp 257 1279.03.0501
1959  Architectural Forum - Dec 1959, Volume 111 (Bound Volume includes Sept, Oct, Nov and Dec) 1959 Anonymous The Guggenheim and the critics - some comments from the New York Press.  A list of nine critics and their comments. Pp 93, 180,184 1279.04.0501
1959  Architectural Record - Dec 1959 (Published Monthly by F. W. Dodge Corporation, New York) 1) Anonymous 1) "Wrights Guggenheim Completed. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York opened in the end of October to a hullabaloo in the local press equal to any its architect created in his lifetime." Includes three photographs. (Sweeney 1282) 1) Pp 12 1282.00.0312
2) Dunn, Alan 2) Cartoon: Guggenheim Museum. "Do I have to go through Kandinsky to get to Modigliani?" Cartoon drawn for the Record by Alan Dunn. 2) Pp 25
3) Andersen... 3) Ad: "132 Andersen Flexivents...  Continue...  3) Pp 226-227
1959  Atlantic, The - August 1959 Bush-Brown, Albert The Honest Arrogance of Frank Lloyd Wright  (Sweeney 1283) Pp 23-26 1283.00.0102
1959  Progressive Architecture - December 1959 (Published monthly by Reinhold Publishing Corporation, New York.) Anonymous P/A News Bulletins: "Christmas Present for Dallas: A Theater by Wright. New Center Devoted to Presentation, Education. Two days after Christmas, Dallas Theater Center will open its first repertory season in its brand new building, one of last designs of Frank Lloyd Wright... Dallas Theater Center is approached up a forested hill and over two levels f landscaped terrace. Art exhibitions can be held in specially lighted foyer. The 8000 sq. ft. auditorium...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1285) Pp 79 1285.00.0313
1959  AIA Journal of The American Institute of Architects - October 1959 (Published monthly by The American Institute of Architects, New York) Cooke, Alistair "Memories of Frank Lloyd Wright. These reminiscence of the gentle Jove who has left us are both amusing and deeply revealing, written by the well-known TV figure and columnist. I met him first on a winters afternoon in what I almost slipped into calling the vestry of his suite at the plaza in New York. I pressed the electric button at first timorously, then boldly, then incessantly, and was about to turn away when the door was open by a pretty young woman...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1286) Pp 42-44 1286.00.0401 1286.00.0618
1959  House & Home - February 1959 (Published Monthly by Time Inc., New York) 1) De Reus, Jim; Edited by Morgan-Ryan, Kathryn 1) “Builder Jim De Reus tells you: What we learned from Frank Lloyd Wright.”  Carroll Alsop House, Oskaloosa, Iowa.  Includes Includes nine photographs and nine illustrations. 1) Pp 126-133 1287.00.1206
2) Follansbee Steel Corporation 2) Ad: Full page ad honoring Wright. “Imaginative new conceptions in architecture can frequently trace their origin to a basically simple idea... FLLW”  Includes one photograph. 2) Pp 22 1287.01.1206
Original cover price $1.00.  9.25 x 12.5.
1959  Architectural Review - November 1959 Eaton, Leonard K. History: Frame of Steel. Includes write-up and photo of E-Z Shoe Polish Building  (Sweeney 1289) Pp 289 1289.00.0302
The Architectural Press Ad: Half page ad for "A Testament" By Frank Lloyd Wright Pp c 1289.01.0302
The Architectural Press Ad: 1/6 page ad for "A Testament" By Frank Lloyd Wright Pp cii 1289.02.0302
1959  Life Magazine - April 27, 1959 Anonymous The Finale At 89 for a Fiery Genius  (Sweeney 1292) Pg 53 1292.00.0901
1959 

Architectural Forum - May 1959

Fitch, James Marston Frank Lloyd Wright 1869 - 1959. Includes three pages of statements by other architects and many others.  (Sweeney 1294) Pp Cover 108-15 1294.00.0902
1959
Architectural Forum - June 1959 (Published Monthly by Time Inc., New York) Anonymous; Wright, Frank Lloyd 1) Special section devoted to Wright’s life work. "Frank Lloyd Wright." A: "The seven decades, 1889-1959. Seven masterworks take from the decades of Wright’s pioneering" (Winslow, Unity Temple, Midway Gardens, Imperial Hotel, S. C. Johnson, Florida Southern College, Beth Sholom). B: "The Guggenheim Museum. His latest, most controversial building shown for the first time." C: "The Taliesins. His own homes remain the truest measure of...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1298)

1) Pp Cover, 115-146
2) Miller, Richard A.

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1959  Architectural Forum - June 1959 (Offprint) Anonymous, Frank Lloyd Wright Offprint: Frank Lloyd Wright. A portfolio reviewing Wright’s achievements. This is a special printing of Pages 117-144 enclosed in a special cover. Inside back cover includes a reprint of a talk to the Taliesin Fellowship, April 1959, "To the young man in architecture".  (Sweeney 1298b) Pp 30
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1959  Architectural Record - May 1959 (Published Monthly by F. W. Dodge Corporation, New York) Anonymous "Frank Lloyd Wright, 1869-1959. Thinking of Frank Lloyd Wright, and remembering, is a kaleidoscopic kind of experience... Wright first appeared in the pages of the Record in 1905... In 1908 came his first major article, a pronouncement about architecture... Wright contributed to our pages in the thirties, the forties, the fifties, through several eras of Record editors, over 54 years. Now we feel, with the world, the loss of its greatest architect, and, for ourselves, the loss...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1302) Pp 9 1302.00.0612
1959  Progressive Architecture - May 1959 (Published monthly by Reinhold Publishing Corporation, New York.) Anonymous "Frank Lloyd Wright. 1869-1959. The greatest architect that the United States has yet produced died on April 9. Frank Lloyd Wright’s career, spanning the whole development of a modern architecture, encompassed also all possible relationships to that development..." Includes one photograph by Joe Monroe.   (Sweeney 1304) Pg 135 1304.00.0213
Anonymous News: "A farm wagon drawn by two black horses bore the coffin of Frank Lloyd Wright from Taliesin East to a small...  Continue...  Pg 96 1304.01.0213
1959  AIA Monthly Bulletin, Michigan Society of Architects - December 1959 (Published monthly by the Michigan Society of Architects) Masselink, Eugene “Work of Frank Lloyd Wright in Michigan.” Introduction by Eugene Masselink.  Photography by Baltazar Korab.  Cover design by Phil H. Feddersen.  Issue conceived and prepared by the Saginaw Valley Chapter of the AIA.  Includes 41 photographs, 10 illustrations and a complete list of homes constructed in Michigan.  Also issued as an offprint.  Original cover price $0.50.  9 x 12.  (Sweeney 1306) Pp Cover 17-32 1306.00.0806
1959  Pacific Arts Association Bulletin - Summer 1959 (Published quarterly by the Pacific Arts Association.  Tempe, AZ) 1) Bimson, Walter R.;  2) Wright, Iovanna Lloyd;  3) Masselink, Eugene;  4) Wood, Dr. Harry Issue devoted entirely to Wright. 1) “Frank Lloyd Wright - A Tribute”  2) “To My Father”  3) “Master Teach Frank Lloyd Wright”  4) “Painting Frank Lloyd Wright’s Portrait at 89"  5) Frank Lloyd Wright’s Greatest Unbuilt Building, The Lost Capitol of Arizona”. Includes 25 photos and illustrations.  Original list price $1.00. 8.5 x 11. (Sweeney 1310) Pp 28 1310.00.0406
1959
House & Home - June 1959 (Published Monthly by Time Inc., New York) 1) The Editors; 2) Wright, Frank Lloyd 1) "Frank Lloyd Wright’s Own Home in the Desert. Nothing is more symbolic of Frank Lloyd Wright’s abiding influence on the architecture of the American house than Taliesin west, his home on Maricopa Mesa near Phoenix. Taliesin West is symbolic because it expresses so many of the principles Wright stood for in his lifetime, because it embodies most of the design ideas Wright made a familiar part of the American scene, and because it is a peculiarly living... Continue... (Sweeney 1312) Pp 88-98 1312.00.0617
1959
Journal of The Society of Architectural Historians, May 1959 (Published quarterly by The Society of Architectural Historians) Gebhard, David "A Note on the Chicago Fair of 1893 and Frank Lloyd Wright... One need not seek out obscure examples of Wright’s early work to discover several close analogies to the Turkish Exposition Building. The design which bears the closest relationship is his house for W. H. Winslow, River Forest, Illinois, designed in 1893. This dwelling has a similar overhanging roof, and a band of windows and terra cotta ornament placed directly under the eaves of the roof. Both...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1314) Pp 63-65 1314.00.0215
1959
Newsweek - April 20, 1959 (Published weekly by Weekly Publications, Inc., Dayton, Ohio) Anonymous 1) "The Great Dissenter. It is impossible to grieve at the passing of a man who lived so long and achieved so much: who swept across the face of the land like some vast natural force bending both men and nature to his will. One can only wonder. This thought was expressed in many ways last week as the news came from Phoenix, Ariz., that Frank Lloyd Wright, just two months be fore..." 2) "Wright-With-a-Bite. Frank Lloyd Wright was widely famous for his iconoclastic...  Continue... (Sweeney 1316) Pp 99-100 1316.00.0416
1959  Life Magazine - April 27, 1959 Jones, Cranston Pride and Prejudices of the Master. (Sweeney 1323) Pg 54-6 1323.00.0901
1959  Time - November 2, 1959 (Published weekly by Time Inc., Chicago, Illinois) Anonymous Last Monument. Wright’s Guggenheim Museum: Mighty Tower & Babel of Discord. "A war between architecture and painting, in which both come out badly maimed," declared Art Critic John Canaday on Page One of the New York Times; "The most beautiful building in America," retorted Critic Emily Genauer in the New York Herald Tribune. "A building that should be put in a museum to show how mad the 20th Century is," editorialized the New...  Continue...   (Sweeney 1329) Pp 67 1329.00.0302
1959  Industrial Design - November 1959 (Published monthly by Whitney Publishers, Inc. New York) McAuliffe, George "The Guggenheim: Great architecture, difficult installation. ...was finally opened to the public on October 21st. Designed for a capacity of 1500 people (and host top 16,039 on the first Sunday after it opened) the Guggenheim’s curvilinear form provides the most dramatic setting contemporary art has ever had..." Includes six illustrations and photographs. Original cover price $1.50. 9 x 12. (Sweeney 1333) Pp 66-69 1333.00.1112
1959  Progressive Architecture - May 1959 (Published monthly by Reinhold Publishing Corporation, New York.) Moholy-Nagy, Sibyl "F.Ll.W. and the aging of modern architecture. The fallout of genius, good or evil, is absorbed involuntarily by mankind. Hitler, Einstein, Freud, Picasso have affected our existence without personal contact, and scores of volumes have been written to denounce or acclaim their power. ...It is thanks to Wright that the 20th Century has a concept of intrinsic architecture that neither shuns technological progress nor sells out man’s...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1334) Pp 136-142 1334.00.0213
1959  New Yorker - December 5, 1959 (Published weekly by The New Yorker Magazine, Inc. New York.) Mumford, Lewis "The Sky Line. What Wright Hath Wrought. There are many ways of approaching the new Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and perhaps the best is the roundabout route that has been opened up by the timely appearance of "Frank Lloyd Wright’s Drawing for a Living Architecture".  ...What is unusual about Wright is that the sketches and the finished presentation drawings of his buildings are works of art in their own right... Wright’s creative intentions at their purest...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1339) Pp 105-6 108 110 112 115-16 118 123-26 129 1339.00.0213
1959  Time - April 2, 1959 Anonymous Native Genius. (Wright’s Obituary)  (Sweeney 1341) Pp 80 83 1341.00.0302
1959
L’architettura - No.43 - May 1959 (Published Monthly by ETAS, Milan, Italy) Anonymous Published in Italian. "Dalle 12,45 di giovedi 9 aprile, il campo e aperto alla filologia. Forse non vale piu occuparsi di architettura - non nello stesso modo." Obituary for Frank Lloyd Wright. Includes two photographs of Wright. Original cover price Lire 800. 9.6 x 12.75 (Sweeney 1348) Pp 4-6 1348.00.0417
1959  Architectural Forum - December 1959  (Published Monthly by Time Inc., New York) 1) Peters, Matthew   2) Reed, Henry Hope Jr. Forum: 1) “Two Domes”. Dome of Guggenheim looks very much like dome of Vatican museum.  Includes two photographs.  2) “Amateur Critics”.  Wright was rare, if not alone, among architects to criticize work of fellows.  Original cover price $0.55.  9.5 x 12.25.  (Sweeney 1351) Pp 205 1351.00.0501 1351.00.1006
1959
L’architettura - No.46 - August 1959 (Published Monthly by ETAS, Milan, Italy) Anonymous Published in Italian. Portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright. Caption: "Il nostro Maestro in una delle sue ultime fotografie. Il gesto e diverso da quelli vitali e scattanti riprodotti nel n. 43. Alla macchina da presa di Baltazar Korab non celo di essere stanco. Anche il giorno...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1352) Pp 282 1352.00.0417
"L'Albergo Imperiale di Tokyo in Pericolo." (Tokyo Imperial Hotel in Danger.) Short article concerning the Imperial Hotel. Original cover price Lire 800. 9.6 x 12.75 Pp 224
1959  Saturday Review - November 7, 1959 Stone, Edward Durell Hero, Prophet, Adventurer  (Sweeney 1361) Pp 15-17 43 1361.00.0701
Kuh, Katharine Architecturally Successful But Paintings Died Pp 36-7 1361.01.0701
1959
Architectural Forum - June 1959 (Published Monthly by Time Inc., New York) Anonymous 1) "Tributes to Frank Lloyd Wright, 1869-1959. The desire of people in the building industry around the world to comment on the life and work of Frank Lloyd Wright was so overwhelming that only a portion of the tributes received could be included in last month’s Forum..." A few of the tributes include those from Grant Manson, H. R. Hitchcock and Edgar Tafel. 2) "Letter’s from Readers: Taliesin’s Architect..." Includes two letters about Wright. Original cover..  Continue...  (Sweeney 1364)

1) Pp 234, 238, 242, 246
2) 263

 

1364.00.0114
1959
L’architettura - No.49 - November 1959 (Published Monthly by ETAS, Milan, Italy) Anonymous Published in Italian. Three parts. 1) The Trinity Chapel Project. "In the summer of 1958, Frank Lloyd Wright conceived this design for a non-sectarian chapel to be built on the campus of the University of Oklahoma..." 2) The Lenkurt Electric Co. Project. "This extensive project designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the Lenkurt Electric Co. Is an industrial building for highly technical electronic work..." 3) The Donahoe Triptych Project. "The last project that Frank..  Continue... (Sweeney 1366) Pp 472-483 1366.00.0717
1959  Architectural Record - September 1959 Anonymous Watch on Wright Landmarks. 16 buildings recommended for Historic Preservation.  (Sweeney 1367) Pp 9 1367.00.1102
Follanbee Steel Corp. Ad: Quote by Wright endorsing Follanbee Steel Corp. Includes Photo of Wright Sculpture. Pp 60 1367.01.1102
1959  Architectural Record - October 1959 (Published Monthly by F. W. Dodge Corporation, New York) Reynolds Aluminum Ad: Full page ad of the Temple Beth Sholom (1954 - S.373), Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. "Aluminum in Modern Architecture, A great symbol... a mountain of light, is the way Frank Lloyd Wright describes this extraordinary religious building." Includes one large photograph of the Temple Beth Sholom . Original cover price $2.00. 8.7 x 11.5. Pp 129 1367.02.0312
1959  Architectural Record - November 1959 (Published Monthly by F. W. Dodge Corporation, New York) Anonymous "Wright’s Guggenheim Opens. Just over six months after his death, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum opened last month. The paintings were in place, the lighting was almost installed, and the time had come when the public and his fellow architects could judge the truth of Mr. Wright’s Words..." Original cover price $2.00. 8.7 x 11.5. Pp 9 1367.03.0312
1959  Architectural Forum - May 1959 Anonymous Wright dies at 89  (Sweeney 1370) Pp Cover, 5 1370.00.0902
1959  Architectural Forum - May 1959 Anonymous Related: Play about Sullivan gets Broadway backing.  "Wright will not play an important part". Pp 11 13 1370.01.0902
1959  Architectural Forum - May 1959 Anonymous Briefs: Madison Wisc. Civic Center Pp 12 1370.02.0902
1959
Architectural Forum - June 1959 (Published Monthly by Time Inc., New York) Anonymous Briefs: "Wright’s Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, survivor of earthquakes, may not survive immutable economics. Only a few weeks after Wright’s death, the Imperial’s manager call the 37-year-old hotel ‘uneconomical and not so safe as it used to be,’ and said it might be replace before the 1964 Olympics..." Original cover price $1.00. 9.5 x 12.25 (Sweeney 1372) Pp 11 1372.00.1014
1959  House Beautiful - September 1959 Anonymous Announcing October Issue Pp 192 1374.01.0901
1959  House Beautiful - October 1959 (Hard Cover) (Published monthly by the Hearst Corporation, New York) 2) Besinger, Curtis   8) Gordon, Elizabeth  12) Besinger, Curtis 13) Hill, John deKoven   15 & 23) Gordon, Elizabeth   27) Gannett...

Issue devoted to Frank Lloyd Wright. "Your Heritage from Frank Lloyd Wright."  1) Full page Ad: Schumacher’s Fabrics by Frank Lloyd Wright.  2) "How Frank Lloyd Wright Used Music.  3) Send for the complete bibliography on Frank Lloyd Wright covering the period from 1900 through 1959.  4) National Concrete Masonry Association Ad: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Beauty of Block.  (5 photographs; Wright (1); Price Sr. Residence (2); David Wright...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1374)

Pp Cover, 48, 50, 57, 186, 188, 193 207-336, 1374.00.1099
1959
House Beautiful - October 1959 (Hard Cover) (Published monthly by the Hearst Corporation, New York) 2) Besinger, Curtis   8) Gordon, Elizabeth  12) Besinger, Curtis 13) Hill, John deKoven   15 & 23) Gordon, Elizabeth   27) Gannett...

Issue devoted to Frank Lloyd Wright. "Your Heritage from Frank Lloyd Wright."  1) Full page Ad: Schumacher’s Fabrics by Frank Lloyd Wright.  2) "How Frank Lloyd Wright Used Music.  3) Send for the complete bibliography on Frank Lloyd Wright covering the period from 1900 through 1959.  4) National Concrete Masonry Association Ad: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Beauty of Block.  (5 photographs; Wright (1); Price Sr. Residence (2); David Wright...  Continue...  (Sweeney 1374)

Pp Cover, 48, 50, 57, 186, 188, 193 207-336, 1374.02.0517
1959
L’architettura - No.48 - October 1959 (Published Monthly by ETAS, Milan, Italy) Zevi, Bruno Published in Italian. "Taliesin Continua. Taliesin Carries On. A few days after the death of F. Ll. Wright, a press release by Olgivanna announced to the world the great news: Taliesin was continuing to work, designing... Continue... (Sweeney 1375) Pp 366-367 1375.00.0417
Anonymous 2) "Alla Biennale 1960: disegni di Frank Lloyd Wright e di Erich Mendelsohn." (At the 1960 Biennale: drawings by Frank Lloyd Wright and Erich Mendelsohn.) "For the Venice Biennale of 1960 plans have been made for exhibits...  Continue...  Pp 368
1959  AIA Journal - November 1959 (Published Monthly by The American Institute of Architects, Washington D.C.) Walker, Ralph “Books - Design and Content”.  Out of the six page article, two paragraphs devoted to commenting on Wright’s writings.  Original price $0.50.  8.25 x 11.25. Pp 31-36 1377.28.1206
1959
AIA Journal - December 1959 (Published monthly by The American Institute of Architects, New York) Waechter, H. H. Side note: "The Architecture of Bruce Goff. Bruce Goff is definitely not a myth, but he does seem to have become somewhat of a legend. The author of this brief account of some of his work has been an Associate Professor of Architecture in several architectural schools, and is now practicing architecture in Cresswell, Oregon. In our time, modern architecture is often interpreted in terms of repetitious assembly of predesigned building parts. Organization Man...  Continue...  Pp 32-36 1377.94.0618
1959  Arquitectura Cuba - April / May 1959 Batista, Eugenio Frank Lloyd Wright in Memoriam Pp 179 1377.03.0902
1959
Art in America - Spring 1959 (Hard Cover) (Published quarterly Vision, Inv., New York) Canaday, John Article includes Frank Lloyd Wright. "New Talent Fifty Years Ago. Fifty years, or half a century, is a good resounding number, appealing to our delusion that history is a succession of forward steps neatly marked off between boundaries of hundred years, instead of the tangled and contradictory business it turns out to be... We decided that two architects, one ‘advanced’ and one conservative but sound, must represent the whole profession. There was no question as to choice...  Continue... Pp 19-33 1377.82.0417
1959
Der Architekt - Number 5 - May 1959 (Herausgegeben Vom Bund Deutscher Architekten - Published by the Association of German Architects) Tselos, Dr. Dimitri; Andrews, Wayne; Wright, Frank Lloyd Published in German. "Frank Lloyd Wright †. Frank Lloyd Wright ist im Alter von 89 Jahren gestorben. Er wurde am 8. Juni 1869 im Staate Wisconsin geboren." (Frank Lloyd Wright died at the age of 89 (sic... 91) years. He was born on June 8, 1869 in the state of Wisconsin.) Begins with a short biography on Frank Lloyd Wright, and includes two editorials, and a section by Wright. A) Prof. Dr. Dimitri Tselos, University of Minnesota, "Frank Lloyd Wright - Classics of...  Continue... Pp 117-124 1377.83.0617
1959  Carmel by-the-sea (Published by Emil White) Albee, William "Carmel Architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright Home." Includes two photographs. Original List Price $1.00. 9 x 12. Pp 11 1377.07.0205
1959  Chicago Sun Times - September 11, 1959 Kachan, Virginia Frank Lloyd Wright’s Artistry in Oak Park House. 1894 Home Meets the Test of Time. Young Residence - Alterations (Three photos) Sec 2 Pg 1 1377.02.0402
1959 

China Glass & Tablewares - May 15, 1959 (Published by Ebel-Doctorow Publications, Inc., Easton, Pennsylvania)

Anonymous "The Shop that Frank Lloyd Wright Built". V.C. Morris Company, San Francisco. Includes four photographs. Original List Price 35 cents. 8.5 x 11.5. Pp 12-13 1377.10.0305
1959  Horizon - May 1959 (Published every two months by American Horizon, Inc. New York) Lyon, Peter “Uncle Solomon’s Museum”. Includes two photographs of the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Guggenheim Museum. Original cover price $3.95.  9 x 12.  (Note: this is a hard cover magazine) Pp 15 1377.22.0406
1959  The Iowan - October -November 1959 Grant, Jackie "Life with Frank Lloyd Wright’s House". Building a Wright-designed house of Home-mined limestone was not as trying as some people in the parade of visitors. Grant Home. Pp 24-28 53 1377.05.0804
1959  Let’s See - May 22 - June 4, 1959 (Published by Schmidt Publications, Milwaukee) Anonymous "An Era Ends." Summary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s work which includes 17 photographs. Original List Price 15 cents. 7.25 x 9.5. Pp Cover, 8-14 1377.06.0305
1959  Life Magazine - November 2, 1959 (Published weekly by Time Inc., Chicago) Anonymous “Wright’s Startling Museum Spiral.” Opening of the Guggenheim Museum. Frank Lloyd Wright predicted “When it is finished and you go into it, you will feel the building. You will feel it as a curving wave that never breaks. Includes one photograph. Original cover price $0.20. 10.5 x 14. Pg 81 1377.27.1106
1959  Milwaukee Sentinel - April 10, 1959 (Published by the Milwaukee Sentinel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin) Anonymous "Frank Lloyd Wright Dies After Surgery". Wright passes away with a sigh Thursday at 4:45am. Includes photograph of Wright. Original List Price 7 cents. 15 x 21. Pp 1 1377.11.0305
Richards, John Noble (AP) "Genius of Our Time". Comment by John Noble Richards, President of the American Institute of Architects. Original List Price 7 cents. 15 x 21. Pp 1 1377.12.0305
1959  Milwaukee Sentinel - April 10, 1959 (Published by the Milwaukee Sentinel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin) Anonymous "Wright Sought to Be ‘Greatest Architect’". Wright’s Career. Tokyo Hotel Most Notable Work.. (Page 3, Second Front Page) Original List Price 7 cents. 15 x 21. Pp 3, 17 1377.13.0305
Anonymous "Church Wright Designed to Rise Here". Greek Annunciation Church. (Page 3, Second Front Page) Original List Price 7 cents. 15 x 21. Pp 3 1377.14.0305
Nelson, Gaylord (AP) "Leaves an Aching Void". Comment by Wisc. Gov. Gaylord Nelson. (Page 3, Second Front Page) Original List Price 7 cents. 15 x 21...  Continue... Pp 3 1377.15.0305
1959  Photography Annual (Published annually by Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, New York) Photo: Lieberman, Archie Photo of Frank Lloyd Wright with Carl Sandburg. Original Cover price $1.25.  8.5 x 11. Pp 29, 227 1377.19.0405
1959
Rocky Mountain News April 10, 1959 (Published every morning by Denver Publishing Co., Denver) Anonymous Master Architect Frank Wright Dies. Phoenix, Ariz., April 9 – (AP) – Colorful Frank Lloyd Wright, 89, (91) master architect who fashion a world reputation for brilliant design, died in Saint Joseph's Hospital here Thursday. Known as the "rebellious old gentleman" of his profession, Wright entered the hospital Saturday and underwent surgery Monday for removal of an intestinal obstruction. He appeared to rest comfortably Wednesday night and physicians felt he was progressing...  Continue... Pp 3 1377.85.0917
1959
Saga - March 1959 (Published monthly by Macfadden Publishing, Inc., New York) Kahn, Roger "Lonely Genius. The Story of Frank Lloyd Wright. Almost as famous for breaking rules as he is for building masterpieces, the great architect has been shocking the world throughout his life long life with his ideas and behavior. Frank Lloyd Wright will be 90 years old next June, and, as the great man himself concedes, surviving nine decades of undeluded Wright is a harrowing experience... Wright is a genius, but that's like saying Marilyn Monroe is a female. Wright is not, as Ernest Hemingway is, merely a genius at writing books... Nor is he simply a genius and architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright brings genius to all things. He is, you might say, the genius’ genius. And if you don't say it, Wright probably will. We cannot have all this and humility, too..." Includes seven photographs of Wright and is architecture. Original cover price 25c. 8.5 x 11 Pp 16-19, 85-87 1377.91.0318
1959  Scamp - January 1959 Schreiner, Harry How to have a ball at Eighty. Includes article about Frank Lloyd Wright. Pp 30-31, 64, 66 1377.04.0604
1959  Select - May 1959 (Published monthly by Select Publications, Inc., Madison Wisconsin) Anonymous: Possibly by Editor Lorna Whiffen, with assistance by Herbert Jacobs Cover: Home of Herbert Jacobs, Madison Wisconsin. Page 8: "A Genius Stands Alone - Among Friends. Alone with his thoughts, Frank Lloyd Wright seemed a man apart - even though surrounded by friends - as he strolled about the grounds of Taliesin West at what was to be, for him, the last of the famous Taliesin Easter morning breakfasts...." Four photographs for the article by Herbert Jacobs, on a visit to Taliesin West to visit his daughter Susan (Jacobs) Wheatley...  Continue... Pp Cover, 8, 20 1377.55.1112
1959  Texas Association of Consulting Engineers - October 1959.  (Published by Dallas-Ft. Worth Chapter Texas Association of Consulting Engineers) Anonymous Dallas Theater Center designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Includes two illustrations.  7 x 10. Pp 1, 2-3 1377.20.0306
1959  Time - March 2, 1959 Anonymous New World Synagogues designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. (Beth Sholom Synagogue) Pp 44-5 1377.01.1101
1959  Town-North - May 1959 (Published monthly by Victor Press) Anonymous “Frank Lloyd Wright and the Dallas Theater Center.”  Background and information both on Wright and the Dallas Theater Center. Includes one portrait of Wright and one illustration.  Original cover price 25c. 8.5 x 11. Pp 11 1377.21.0306
1959  Wisconsin State Journal - April 10, 1959 (Published by Madison Newspapers, Inc., Madison, Wisc.) 2) Matheson, Helen; 9) Prindle, John 1) “Frank Lloyd Wright, Noted Architect, Dies. Death at Age 89 Ends His Lively Career.”  2) “Wright: A Force of  Nature” 3) “Some Delay Seen on Monona Terrace Project.”  4) “Spring Green Rites  Pending; Body to Arrive on Saturday.”  5) “Apprentice School to be Continued.”  6) “No Monuments in Home Town.”  7) “Nelson Calls Wright Symbol for Nation.” 8) “Mayor Sends City’s Sympathy to Family.”  9) “Reporter Recalls a Mellower Wright, Genial Taliesin Host.”  10) “Highlights in...  Continue... Pp 1-2 6 7 1377.25.0406
1959  Wisconsin State Journal - April 13, 1959 (Published by Madison Newspapers, Inc., Madison, Wisc.) Prindle, John “Wright Comes Home to Rest. 2 Horses Draw Bier to Grave in Simple Rites.” Includes two photographs. Original cover price 5c. 15 x 23.5. Pp 1-2 1377.26.0406
 
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