October 8, 2013 6:30 PM
Butler Library, rm. 523 (map)
This event is free and open to the public.
Noted Wright scholar Anthony Alofsin will present "Frank Lloyd Wright and His Taliesin Letters" on October 8, 2013 at 6:30 PM in Butler Library room 523. This is the first in a series of lectures on Wright focusing on the extensive Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives jointly acquired by the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library and The Museum of Modern Art in fall 2012. Alofsin is author of some of the most highly-regarded books on Wright, as well as curator of Wright exhibitions. This lecture celebrates this fall's opening of the Wright archives at Avery for research.
Anthony Alofsin, the Roland Roessner Centennial Professor in Architecture, Professor of Art and Art History, The University of Texas at Austin, will discuss the extensive Wright correspondence now held at Avery, and his much consulted five-volume reference work, "Frank Lloyd Wright: An Index to the Taliesin Correspondence."
Lecture will be followed by reception.
Image credit: The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives (The Museum of Modern Art | Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York)