June 8th, 2013

Margo Stripe “Frank Lloyd Wright and the Insipiration of Japan”

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT AND THE INSPIRATION OF JAPAN

Lecture by Margo Stipe, Curator and Registrar of The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation,
Scottsdale, Arizona
Wednesday, March 14, 2012,
Singer Hall, Phoenix Art Museum
6:00 PM

Legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright, whose work is currently being showcased in the exhibit.

Frank Lloyd Wright: Organic Architecture for the 21st Century at Phoenix Art Museum, was also a connoisseur and prominent collector of Japanese art. Over nearly seven decades, he amassed an impressive collection of screens, textiles, sculpture, and woodblock prints. Margo Stipe, Curator & Registrar of Collections, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Taliesin West, discusses how Japanese art, architecture, and landscape design, all deeply rooted in strong cultural traditions, inspired the life and work of this prolific architect.

This lecture is a part of Japan in Global Context, a three-year project funded by Japan Foundation.

Free and open to the public.

Presented by Asian Arts Council of Phoenix Art Museum