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Frank Lloyd Wright Sends Hilla Rebay a First-Edition Hokusai Volume

Inside Slipcase
Katsushika, Hokusai, Sentarō Egawa, and John Davis Batchelder. 1834. Fugaku hyakkei. Nagoya: Eirakuya Tōshirō. Inside Slipcase. RB NE1325.K3 A4 1834

In 1943, Frank Lloyd Wright sent Hilla Rebay two books about Japanese Prints, including one featuring what he believed to be among Katushika Hokusai’s very best works.
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Frank Lloyd Wright's Thoughts on Designing—and Naming—the Guggenheim Museum

Frank Lloyd Wright. Solomon R. Guggenheim Image Archive, New York. Photo: William H. Short © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
Frank Lloyd Wright. Solomon R. Guggenheim Image Archive, New York. Photo: William H. Short © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Frank Lloyd Wright knew his design for the Guggenheim Museum was pushing architectural boundaries. Through his letters, we can follow his passionate argument for his genre-bending creation.
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Celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum for “Archtober”

Video still: Art, Architecture, and Innovation: Celebrating the Guggenheim Museum © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
Video still: Art, Architecture, and Innovation: Celebrating the Guggenheim Museum © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

In honor of "Archtober"—a month dedicated to celebrating New York City's built environment—we’re revisiting a video about our own New York architectural masterpiece, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim.
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