Current Location:
AGS Workroom Flat Files -> Workroom Flat File Drawer 10
Location Notes:
AGS; Workroom Flat File Drawer 10

“Falling Water“ by Frank Lloyd Wright

Artwork
Identifier:
2009.157.7
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster reproduction of original artwork
Date:
1994
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 26 in Width: 39 in
Description:
Architectural sketch of a high up cement building surrounded by sky and trees. Falling water in the foreground over large rocks.
Historical Context:
The original of this piece, created by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1934-37, can be seen at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, New York. Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator. He promoted organic architecture, was a leader of the Prairie School movement of architecture and developed the concept of the Usonia homes, a planned community in Pleasantville, New York. Wright also often designed many of the interior elements of his buildings such as the furniture and stained glass.