Wright Before the "Lloyd"

January 1–April 11, 2014

Chicago Cultural Center, Landmark Chicago Gallery, 1st Floor North

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Wright Before the "Lloyd"(click on image to enlarge)

 

Mention the name Frank Lloyd Wright, and modern architecture immediately comes to everyone’s mind. But as a young Chicago architect of the 1890s, signing his work with a less dramatic “Frank L. Wright” his early work included many and diverse influences – some of which look back to classical antiquity, English tudor and other unexpected sources. This exhibit explores seldom discussed early projects that demonstrate how Wright’s path to becoming a modern architect had deep and far-reaching roots.

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