The Curbed guide to the most famous architect in U.S. history
Frank Lloyd Wright’s talent, creativity, and output are the reasons he’s still remembered on his 150th birthday, lionized for launching a modern, multifaceted American architecture.
But his fame, engineered with the same skill he displayed when designing his buildings, is why he’s celebrated. That masterful spin—during a New York Times interview at Taliesin, he quipped that “I’ve almost forgotten how to look arrogant”—explains why he’s not merely an important historical figure, but architecture’s definition of true celebrity. Decades before starchitects and social media, Wright knew that not only would we always want intriguing analyses of his life and work, but we’d never tire of Wright’s own takes.
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