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November 7, 1996

Frank Lloyd Wright Exhibition - Press Preview

What: Preview of "Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for the American Landscape, 1922-1932", an exhibition at the Library of Congress.

When: Wednesday, November 13, 1996, 11 a.m. - noon

Where: Madison Gallery, first floor of the Madison Buiding, 101 Independence Ave, SE, Washington, DC.

Who: Professor David DeLong of the University of Pennsylvania, curator of the exhibition and C. Ford Peatross, curator of Architecture, Design and Engineering at the Library of Congress.

The exhibition will focus on five major unbuilt projects designed by Wright in the 1920's which reveal his revolutionary approach to the relationship between landscape and building. It will feature original drawings and specially commissioned models, including three computer models that simulate trips through the sites by automobile and seaplane.

The show will run from November 14, 1996 through February 15, 1997. The hours of the exhibition are: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. There is no admission charge.

"Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for the American Landscape, 1922-1932" was organized by the Library of Congress, the Canadian Centre for Architecture and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.

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PR 96-162
ISSN 0731-3527

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