The Worthington News reports that the unique Usonian community of Rush Creek Village in Worthington, OH will be the subject of a new exhibit titled "Neighborhood in Harmony with Nature, Rush Creek Village" at the McConnell Arts Center from August 21 to October 26, 2014. The centerpiece of the exhibit will be the re-creation of a circular guest house from the Pepinsky House in Rush Creek. Read more about it here and get more details here.
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If you missed the MoMA exhibit, Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal then you can catch a glimpse of what drawings, photos, and models were in the show thanks to this illustrated checklist. Thanks to Bailey Baerwolf for the link.
Image © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Photo Thomas Griesel
Yesterday we featured the news on Skyline Ink's animated Taliesin 1 project. PrairieMod reader, Bob B. sent a message that Skyline Ink is the same studio that produced the 3D animations of Bruce Goff’s unbuilt projects as part of the "Bruce Goff: Creative Mind" exhibit. Watch these fantastic animations here.
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Kelly L. wanted to let PrairieMod readers know that there is a new exhibition at INOVA in Milwaukee. Titled "The Uncertainty of Enclosure: Leo Saul Berk," it features the work of Berk, who grew up in Bruce Goff's Ford House in Aurora, IL. The sculpture in the exhibit is inspired by living in the wondrously creative house. More info here.
Image via INOVA
The Chicago Design Museum (ChiDM) has announced further details ahead of the launch of its first exhibition as a permanent institution. "Starts/Speculations: Graphic Design in Chicago Past and Future" will open June 12, 2014, at ChiDM’s new 5,000-square-foot-space on the third floor of Block Thirty Seven. more after the jump...
PrairieMod reader George J. sends word about Eric Lloyd Wright's forthcoming reception and exhibit from May 17-June 21, 2014 at the Malibu Lumber Yard Gallery, 3939 Cross Creek Road, Malibu, California. The opening reception is on May 17, 2014 at 6 PM, with Eric Lloyd Wright. Get more details here.
Image via George J.
Here's a link to an article about the stories behind how Southern Illinois University wound up with one of the most significant collection of Louis H. Sullivan-designed architectural fragments and Richard Nickel's unlikely journey to becoming a tragic preservation activist/collector. Read it here.
Images via SIUe/Richard Nickel Committee
FastCoDesign.com features a selection of Ezra Stoller's amazing architectural photos and provides a little insight into the upcoming exhibit, Architecture + Photography, which showcases the artist's amazing body of work and will be at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. More here.
Image copyright Ezra Stoller
I had to fly to New York City last Friday for a business meeting, so I thought I'd fit a side trip to the Museum of Modern Art to see the new exhibit, Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal. I figured I'd snap a few pics to share with PrairieMod readers. Read and see more after the jump...
The New York Times features a piece on the intricate architectural models of Frank Lloyd Wright that embody his many ideas about Architecture's role in the shaping of American life. Some of these iconic models are on display as part of the exhibit “Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal” at MoMA. Read more here.
Image credit: Todd Heisler/The New York Times
Metropolis Magazine recently interviewed ArchiTech Gallery owner and author, David Jameson, on the life and the work of Alfonso Iannelli. Read the interview here and then pick up the comprehensive Iannelli book AND go see the new Iannelli exhibit at the ArchiTech Gallery. Details here.
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The Oak Park Public Library is hosting a new exhibit titled "Frank Lloyd Wright — The Oak Park Years" consisting of photographs by James Caulfied in celebration of the 125th anniversary of the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio this year, and the 40th anniversary of the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust. Read more about it here.
Image copyright James Caulfield
Gothamist offers another reminder of the new Frank Lloyd Wright and the City exhibit opening at MoMA on February 1, 2014 along with some info about one of the show's centerpieces: The iconic 12' x 12' model of Broadacre City which was Wright's vision of the perfect anti-city. Read and see more here.
Image credit: Model of Broadacre City. 1934–35.(Courtesy of MoMA)
The new MoMA exhibit, Frank Lloyd Wright and the City: Density vs. Dispersal opens next week and runs through the beginning of June 2014. The exhibit will feature drawings, film reels, architectural models exploring Frank Lloyd Wright’s complex relationship of the city throughout his life. Read an article here and more info here.
Image credit: The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives (The Museum of Modern Art | Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York)
Tim Samuelson has another exciting Frank Lloyd Wright-related exhibit up at the Chicago Cultural Center through mid-March 2014 that PrairieMod readers are not going to want to miss. It's an examination of Wright's little-studied early projects (when he'd sign his name “Frank L. Wright”) and the clues to his influences and development on the path towards his mature ideas. More info here.
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The ArchiTech Gallery's newest show, called Alfonso Iannelli and the Studios, opens today and will be up through April 26, 2014. The show features several remarkable pieces for sale from the full spectrum of the Iannelli Studios career. Check out some of the offerings by following the link and be sure to visit the gallery before the show closes.
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Pennsylvania College of Technology, in Williamsport will host the East Coast premiere of the exhibition “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home” with an opening reception scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 in The Gallery at Penn College, with the exhibition running through March 29, 2014. Read more here.
Image credit: Alexander Vertikoff/Samara
The Tabula Rasa Collective at the Studio Gallery in central Phoenix will be showcasing an exhibit titled "David’s Lawn: A Photographic Collection from the David and Gladys Wright House", which runs through November 22, 2013. It's a chance to see rare photos and artifacts from the Wright family collection associated with this (now saved) work of Organic Architecture. Watch a video preview and read more about the exhibit here.
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The Niles Herald-Spectator recently wrote-up the show "Modernism’s Messengers: The Art of Alfonso and Margaret Iannelli", currently running at the Chicago Cultural Center. Read it here and then go see the show before its gone!
Image via Tim Samuelson
The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted this summer's Southern California celebration of Modern Architecture being held at nine Los Angeles institutions called Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A. Read more about it here.
Image credit: J. Paul Getty Trust/Julius Shulman
Opening this week: MoMA presents its first major exhibition on the work of Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, 1887–1965), encompassing his work as an architect, interior designer, artist, city planner, writer, and photographer. The exhibit runs through September 23, 2013.
Image via MoMA
Here's a link to a story on the opening of the new exhibit titled Pedro E. Guerrero: Photographs of Modern Life, which will open at the Landis Gores Pavilion in a joint presentation by the Julius Shulman Institute at Woodbury University and the New Canaan Historical Society. Details here.
Image copyright Pedro E. Guerrero
In about a month, the long-awaited book on the life and work of Alfonso Iannelli will be back from the printer. Make sure you are one of the first to get your copy by pre-ordering at the publisher's website here. In the meantime, get your Iannelli fix by visiting the show, Modernism's Messengers: The Art of Alfonso and Margaret Iannelli at the Chicago Cultural Center.
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Heads-up architecture lovers in and around Bartlesville, OK: This Friday, the Price Tower Arts Center will be hosting the Opening Celebration to Frank Lloyd Wright's Samara: A Mid Century Dream Home. Members preview reception will be from 5 - 6pm with a gallery talk with Samara staff and the free public opening reception will be from 6 - 7pm. More info here.
Image credit: Alexander Vertikoff
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Mark Hertzberg reports that "The Frank Lloyd Wright At Home" exhibition in Fortaleza Hall on the SC Johnson campus in Racine is changing over to the next iteration (on Usonian Homes) and is expected to reopen the first weekend in May. Learn more at his blog, Wright in Racine.
Image copyright Mark Hertzberg
Two recent articles discuss “Jakuchū’s Here" a traveling exhibit that will come to museums in the three Japanese towns worst affected by the triple disaster of March 2011. The exhibit is the brainchild of collectors and Bruce Goff clients, Joe and Etsuko Price, and it features their extensive collection of Edo period art. Read more (including Joe's experiences with another famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright) here and here.
Image via nippon.com
If you have not been to visit the ArchiTech Gallery in Chicago's gallery district, then what are you waiting for? The current exhibit is titled "Design 1890-1995" and features some rare and wonderful examples of design-related drawings, blueprints, sketches, and much more from luminaries like Frank Lloyd Wright, Keck & Keck, Bertrand Goldberg, and many more. Do yourself a favor and make plans to visit soon. More details here.
Image via ArchiTech Gallery website