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Working with Mr. Wright : what it was like

Author: Curtis Besinger
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A personal recollection of working with architect Frank Lloyd Wright at his Taliesin Fellowship.

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Named Person: Curtis Besinger; Frank Lloyd Wright; Curtis Besinger; Frank Lloyd Wright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Curtis Besinger
ISBN: 052158714X 9780521587143
OCLC Number: 37139244
Notes: Originally published: 1995.
Description: xx, 313 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Foreword James F. O'Gorman; Introduction; 1. Summer 1939 - visit to Taliesin; 2. Fall 1939; 3. Construction of Mr. and Mrs. Wright's quarters; 4. The Los Angeles trip; 5. Migration to Wisconsin - 1940; 6. Summer 1940; 7. Movies; 8. Summer and fall 1940 - work in the drafting room; 9. The war in Europe; 10. The exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; 11. Winter in Arizona 1940-1941; 12. Spring 1941; 13. The fellowship and the draft; 14. Spring, summer, early fall, 1941, in Kansas city; 15. Winter 1941-1942, spring 1942; 16. Music; 17. Spring and summer 1942; 18. Winter 1942-1943; 19. Spring and summer 1943; 20. Interlude 1943-1946 and 'work of national importance'; 21. Summer 1946; 22. Winter 1946-1947; 23. Spring and summer 1947; 24. Winter 1947-1948; 25. Summer 1948; 26. Winter 1948-1949; 27. Summer 1949; 28. Winter 1949-1950; 29. Summer 1950; 30. Winter 1950-1951; 31. Summer 1951; Winter 1951-1952; 32. Summer 1952; 33. Winter 1952-1953; 34. Summer 1953; 35. Winter 1953-1954; 36. Summer 1954; 37. Winter 1954-1955; 38. Summer 1955; Notes; Personae; Sources; Appendix.
Other Titles: Working with Mister Wright
Responsibility: Curtis Besinger.

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"Other students have written memoirs about working with Wright, but none is more detailed in documenting daily life. Amply illustrated, it is an invaluable account...." Ballast Quarterly Review

 
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