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Taliesin Line of Decorative Wallpapers, 1956

Screen printed on lightly embossed paper
460 × 360 in
1168.4 × 914.4 cm
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© Frank Lloyd Wright / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / Image provided by the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Frank Lloyd Wright
American , 1867–1959
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During his 70-year career, American architect Frank Lloyd Wright championed a personal belief that architecture should address the physical, social, and spiritual needs of the inhabitant while remaining in harmony with the landscape. Wright, who punctuated nature with a capital “N”, placed great importance on the unity of man and nature and strived to compose environments where the architecture and land formed a unified whole, as in Fallingwater (1935), the house he built atop a waterfall. Throughout his career, Wright continually embraced the social and technological advancements of the 20th century and successfully aligned new opportunities with his values. In 1991, the American Institute of Architects named Wright “the greatest American architect of all time,” and in the same year, his Fallingwater home was voted “the best all time work of American architecture.”

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Frank Lloyd Wright
American , 1867–1959
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During his 70-year career, American architect Frank Lloyd Wright championed a personal belief that architecture should address the physical, social, and spiritual needs of the inhabitant while remaining in harmony with the landscape. Wright, who punctuated nature with a capital “N”, placed great importance on the unity of man and nature and strived to compose environments where the architecture and land formed a unified whole, as in Fallingwater (1935), the house he built atop a waterfall. Throughout his career, Wright continually embraced the social and technological advancements of the 20th century and successfully aligned new opportunities with his values. In 1991, the American Institute of Architects named Wright “the greatest American architect of all time,” and in the same year, his Fallingwater home was voted “the best all time work of American architecture.”

Taliesin Line of Decorative Wallpapers, 1956

Screen printed on lightly embossed paper
460 × 360 in
1168.4 × 914.4 cm
Permanent collection
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