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Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013

A vision for American homes

Opportunities for experiencing Frank Lloyd Wright’s (1867-1959) extraordinary contributions to American architecture abound in Wisconsin. The state hosts some 41 different sites. Among those well known are Taliesin in Spring Green, the Wingspread center and SC Johnson headquarters
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Milwaukee film director Frankie Latina

 Director Frankie Latina has begun work on Snap Shot, his second feature-length film. Starring Danny Trejo and native son
Monday, Nov. 19, 2012
 "Taliesin is a house in three acts," declares the preface of Building Taliesin: Frank Lloyd Wright's Home of Love and Loss, a new book by Madison journalist Ron McCrea that tells the fascinating story of this famous residence
Monday, Aug. 6, 2012

McCrea shares love and loss of Frank Lloyd Wright

The 1914 fire that consumed portions of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin compound along with seven lives may have been sparked by racism. The servant who set the blaze and attacked the houseguests with a hatchet, Julian Carlton...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Day trips to Milwaukee's southern neighbor

The next time you're zooming along I-94 between Milwaukee and Chicago, take the time to discover...
Monday, March 7, 2011

Art Preview

Frank Lloyd Wright's legacy continues to endure. The city is currently celebrating Wright's career with a major retrospective at the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM), and two other exhibitions provide complementary context for his influence on organic...
Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Modest homes by a great architect

It was surprising to learn that Frank Lloyd Wright designed homes for modest-income clients. Though not much of a Wrightian, I was nonetheless familiar with the epic scale of some of his projects and the outsized ego of the man. I assumed his work was always on a large scale and his clients always well heeled. Turns out I was wrong. Six little-known structures on West Burnham Street stand as testimony to the truth...
Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Book Review

Frank Lloyd Wright was Wisconsin’s great contributor to world architecture. In the latest installment of the Wisconsin Historical Society’s Badger Biographies Series, author Bob Kann approaches the towering figure with a child’s eyes. Frank Lloyd...
Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Frank Lloyd Wright in Milwaukee

In a 1991 national survey, the American Institute of Architects recognized one of Wisconsin’s native sons, Frank Lloyd Wright, as “the greatest American architect of all time.” Born in...