Architecture, Design, Lit, Nonfiction, Reviews

Review: The Wright Place: Frank Lloyd Wright’s $10,000 Home

Frank Lloyd Wright’s $10,000 Home: History, Design, and Restoration of the Bach House Robert J. Hartnett Master Wings Publishing Despite any fame suggested by the hideous portmanteau starchitect, few architects […]

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Architecture, Art & Museums

Review: Wrightwood 659 Exhibit Views Two Doomed Buildings by Sullivan and Wright in Romanticism to Ruin

Wrightwood 659 is a museum dedicated to socially engaged art and to architecture. Its new exhibit—Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works of Sullivan & Wright—is an appropriate homage to that […]

Nancy S Bishop /
Architecture, Design, Lit, Nonfiction

Review: Modernist Homes in Midcentury Chicago, Modern in the Middle, by Susan Benjamin and Michelangelo Sabatino

Modern in the Middle: Chicago Houses 1929–75 By Susan Benjamin and Michelangelo Sabatino with a foreword by Pauline Saliga The Monacelli Press Pauline Saliga, executive director of the Society of […]

Patrick T. Reardon /
Beyond, Stages, Theater Festival, Travel feature

On the Road: Theater and Architecture in Wisconsin

Spring Green is an arts center in nearby south central Wisconsin that’s easily accessible to Chicagoans interested in theater and the work of Frank Lloyd Wright. In a long weekend, […]

Nancy S Bishop /
Architecture, Art & Museums, Beyond, Museums, Photography

Southern Exposure at the DuSable Makes the South Side Shine

Shore to suburbs, Chicago is a shining example of architecture from so many different schools. Whether you’re admiring Burnham and Root’s Rookery, the intricacies of the Gothic Revival details of […]

Marielle Bokor /
Architecture, Art & Museums, Beyond

On the Road: Frank Lloyd Wright in Indiana: Samara, a Usonian House

We Chicagoans may think we own most of the work of genius architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who designed homes that populate the Chicago area, focusing on a concentration of houses […]

Nancy S Bishop /
Art & Museums, Painting & sculpture, Photography, Sculpture

The Oak Park Art League Celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright at 150

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The Oak Park Art League pays tribute to Frank Lloyd Wright on the 150th anniversary year of his birth with the exhibition, Midwest Juried Exhibition: Elevating Nature, as well as other events […]

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