The second volume of Taschen’s three part Frank Lloyd Wright monograph covers the years 1917-1942. The years after World War I were pivotal for Wright, a period that began with the Imperial Hotel in Japan followed his development of the Usonian concept house. They were also difficult years personally – few projects came to fruition and the architects tumultuous love live played many cards. Yet, it was also the period of Falling Water and the Johnson Building, structures that would prove monumental in establishing Wright’s international reputation.

Frank Lloyd Wright, Complete Works, Vol. 2, 1917-1942 was made in collaboration with the Frank Lloyd Wright Archives and written by Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, a former Wright apprentice.

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