S9 E1: That Far Corner - Frank Lloyd Wright in Los Angeles

S9 E1: That Far Corner - Frank Lloyd Wright in Los Angeles

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During his time spent in Southern California in the late 1910s and early 1920s, Frank Lloyd Wright accelerated the search for L.A.'s authentic architecture that was suitable to the city's culture and landscape. Writer/Director Chris Hawthorne, architecture critic for the Los Angeles Times, explores the houses the legendary architect built in Los Angeles. The documentary also delves into the critic's provocative theory that these homes were also a means of artistic catharsis for Wright, who was recovering from a violent tragic episode in his life.

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Want to learn more about Frank Lloyd Wright's Los Angeles architecture? Check out the following articles and more on kcet.org!

Preserving Frank Lloyd Wright's Place in Los Angeles Architectural History
https://www.kcet.org/shows/artbound/preserving-frank-lloyd-wrights-place-in-los-angeles-architectural-history

The Warp and the Weft: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Textile Block Houses Weave an Enduring Legacy
https://www.kcet.org/shows/artbound/the-warp-and-the-weft-frank-lloyd-wrights-textile-block-houses-weave-an-enduring

Mapping Frank Lloyd Wright's California Landmarks
https://www.kcet.org/shows/artbound/mapping-frank-lloyd-wrights-california-landmarks

Frank Lloyd Wright's Textile Block Houses and the Maya Revival
https://www.kcet.org/shows/artbound/frank-lloyd-wrights-textile-block-houses-and-the-maya-revival