The Movie-Worthy Modernist

<span style="font-style: normal;">Frank Lloyd Wright</span> from Taschen

Dubbed "the greatest American Architect of all time" by the American Institute of Architects, Frank Lloyd Wright was the man behind some of the 20th century’s most unforgettable landmarks such as New York’s Guggenheim Museum and the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, as well as a series of innovative private residences. Lloyd Wright’s organic design ethos made for buildings that reflected their natural surroundings, originating the idea of open-plan living and ingeniously employing natural light. He achieved all this in spite of a movie-worthy personal life—featuring multiple marriages and tragic fires that saw his house and studio burned to the ground on two occasions. Taschen now honors the legend with a three-volume monograph featuring all 1,100 of Wright's realized and unrealized designs.

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