Frank Lloyd Wright : the Making of the Gugguihum Musuem

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum The Guggenheim Museum was one of Frank Lloyd Wright's greatest design and contribution to the architectural world . This museum was finished October 21 , 1959 only six months before Wright's death at the age of 91. Wright dedicated 16 years to the design and construction of the Guggenheim Museum,during which he endured constant battles with a limited budget, enforcement of strict building codes, and permits. To top it off he faced harsh criticism from his fellow artists rejecting his design of the museum. Frank Lloyd Wright was constantly having to justify his spiral innovate design that would be the home to Solomon R. Guggenheim's non objective art collection. (Lubow,1)Before diving deeper into the design of the museum we must first reflect on where Frank Lloyd Wright came from along with his many achievements to truly understand a great American architect and his famous but controversial building. In Wisconsin on June 8, 1867 Wright was born and raised by his mother Anna Wright, she was divorced when Frank was young. Anne Wright had great admiration of the arts and an appreciation for architecture. She bought her son the Fredrick Froebel children building blocks, here lies the beginning of Frank Lloyd Wright's interest for architecture (Hertz, 8-10) Wright went to the University of Wisconsin and studied engineering for two semesters before he dropped out. In 1887 he gained much experience by working for the architectural firm of Adler and Sullivan. Wright stared working there as a draftsmen at the age of 19 . He then got fired from the company at age 25 because he was moonlighting by taking design jobs on the side. From there he went on to start his own firm in Chicago in 1893.(Hertz 14-17) Frank Lloyd Wright quickly established a name for himself though his firm, designing residential homes then eventually…...

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