Kirkland Museum Hosts Lecture with Frank Lloyd Wright Expert on August 3rd

As part of Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art’s celebration of the genius of Frank Lloyd Wright in 2022, Stuart Graff, President and CEO of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, will lecture on the expression of unity in Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs on August 3rd, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested can join live in Denver or stream the lecture online by purchasing tickets HERE! Member tickets cost $25 while general public tickets costs $35, so we’re encouraging people to consider becoming a member of Kirkland Museum to receive the discount for this lecture and future events.

A little about this lecture…Working from models found in nature, Frank Lloyd Wright’s design philosophy centered on the ideas of continuity and integration between building and landscape, interior and exterior, form and function, to create a beautiful and even spiritual experience of “being.” In doing so, Wright strived to create a Gesamtkunstwerk, which means “total work of art,” in his architecture through unified and simple design, contrasting from contemporary and highly decorative efforts to achieve the same impact found in the Art Nouveau, Jugendstil and Secession movements, among others. 

This upcoming lecture, “A Total Work of Art: The Expression of Unity in Frank Lloyd Wright’s Designs,” supports Kirkland Museum’s exhibition, “Frank Lloyd Wright: Inside The Walls,” on view now through January 8th, 2023.

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