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frank lloyd wright
Take a guess at what year each of these buildings was built - then read on.

falling water   Guggenheim

 Robie House  FLW Stained glass

"Move the chair" - Wright's response to a client who phoned him to complain of rain
leaking through the roof of the house onto the dining table.

"Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility.
 I chose the former and have seen no reason to change" - Regarding himself

"If the paintings are too large, cut them in half!" -
 When questioned about the low ceilings in the Guggenheim Museum.

He was arrogant, pompous and scandalous, but if Frank Lloyd Wright
was anything, he was an artist, well ahead of his time in design. Just consider when these buildings were built: (Clockwise above) Fallingwater,1935 - The Guggenheim Museum-1952 and the Robie House, 1910. Amazing!