Select Bibliography on Frank Lloyd Wright

Articles and Essays

Brooks, H. Allen. “Frank Lloyd Wright and the Destruction of the Box.” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 38 (March 1979): 7-14.

Dennis, James M., and Lu B. Wenneker. “Ornamentation and the Organic Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.” Art Journal 25 (Autumn 1965): 2-14.

Eaton, Leonard K. “Frank Lloyd Wright and the Concrete Slab and Column.” Journal of Architecture 3 (January 1998): 315-346.

“Frank Lloyd Wright: A Selection of Current Work.” Architectural Record 123 (May 1958): 167-190.

Haskell, Douglas. “Organic Architecture.” Creative Art 3 (November 1928): 51-57.

Hitchcock, Jr., Henry-Russell. “Frank Lloyd Wright and the Early ‘Academic Tradition’ of the Early Eighteen-Nineties.” Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 7 (1944): 46-63.

------. “Wright’s Influence Abroad.” Parnassus 12 (December 1940): 11-15.

Kaufmann, Jr., Edgar. “Crisis and Creativity: Frank Lloyd Wright, 1904-1914.” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 25 (December 1966): 292-296.

------. “Frank Lloyd Wright’s Years of Modernism, 1925-1935.” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 24 (March 1965): 31-33.

------. “Precedent and Progress in the Work of Frank Lloyd Wright.” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 39 (May 1980): 145-149.

Nute, Kevin. “Frank Lloyd Wright and Japanese Architecture: A Study in Inspiration.” Journal of Design History 7 (1994): 169-185.

Quinan, Jack. “Frank Lloyd Wright, Preservation, and the Question of Authenticity.” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 67 (March 2008): 5-10.

Saarinen, Aline. “Preserving Wright’s Architecture.” New York Times (19 April 1959): X-17.

Spencer, Robert Closson. “The Work of Frank Lloyd Wright.” Architectural Review 7 (June 1900): 61-72.

Tselos, Dimitri. “Frank Lloyd Wright and World Architecture.” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 28 (March 1969): 58-72.

Wright, Frank Lloyd. “The Art and Craft of the Machine.” Brush and Pencil 8 (May 1901): 77-81, 83-85, 87-90.

------. “Frank Lloyd Wright.” Architectural Forum 58 (Jan. 1938): special issue, 1-102.

------. “Frank Lloyd Wright.” Architectural Forum 88 (Jan. 1948): 54, 65-156.

------. “In the Cause of Architecture.” Architectural Record 23 (March 1908): 155-220.

------. “The Meaning of Materials: Concrete.” Architectural Record 64 (1928): 99-104.

------. “The Meaning of Materials: Glass.” Architectural Record 64 (1928): 11-28.

------. “The Meaning of Materials: Stone.” Architectural Record 63 (1928): 350-356.

------. “The Meaning of Materials: Wood.” Architectural Record 63 (1928): 481-488.

Books and Exhibition Catalogues

Aguar, Charles E., and Berdeana Aguar. Wrightscapes: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Landscape Designs. New York: MacGraw-Hill, 2002.

Alofsin, Anthony. Frank Lloyd Wright: An Index to the Taliesin Correspondence. 5 vols. New York: Garland Publications, 1988.

------. Frank Lloyd Wright: Europe and Beyond. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.

------. Frank Lloyd Wright: The Lost Years, 1910-1922. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.

Banham, Reyner. Age of the Masters: A Personal View of Modern Architecture. London: Architectural Press, 1975.

------. Architecture of the Well-tempered Environment. London: Architectural Press, 1969.

------. Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies. New York: Harper and Row, 1971.

Barney, Maginel Wright. The Valley of the God-Almighty Joneses. Spring Green, WI: Unity Chapel Publications, 1986.

Benevolo, Leonardo. History of Modern Architecture. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1971.

Blake, Peter. Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture and Space. Baltimore: Penguin Books, 1964.

------. Master Builders: Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright. New York: Norton, 1976.

Bolon, Carol R., Robert S. Selson, and Linda Seidel, eds. The Nature of Frank Lloyd Wright. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988.

Boyd, Virginia Terry, and Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer. Frank Lloyd Wright and the House Beautiful. Washington, DC: International Arts and Artists, 2007.

Brooks, H. Allen. The Prairie School: Frank Lloyd Wright and His Midwest Contemporaries. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1972.

------. Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School. New York: George Braziller, 1984.

Brooks, H. Allen, ed. Writings on Wright. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1985.

Cheney, Sheldon. The New World Architecture. London: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1930.

DeLong, David, ed. Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape, 1922-1932. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1996.

Doremus, Thomas. Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier: The Great Dialogue.. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985.

Drexler, Arthur, ed. The Drawings of Frank Lloyd Wright. New York: Horizon Press for the Museum of Modern Art, 1962.

Etlin, Richard A. Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier: The Romantic Legacy. New York: St. Martin’s, 1994.

Farr, Finis. Frank Lloyd Wright, A Biography. New York: Charles Scribner’s and Sons, 1961.

Forsee, Aylesa. Frank Lloyd Wright: Rebel in Concrete. Philadelphia: Macrae Smith, 1959.

Forty, Adrian. Words and Buildings: A Vocabulary of Modern Architecture. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2000.

Frampton, Kenneth. Modern Architecture: A Critical History. New York: Oxford University Press, 1980.

Futagawa, Yukio, and Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer. Frank Lloyd Wright. 12 vols. Tokyo: ADA Edita Tokyo, 1984-1988.

Futagawa, Yukio, and Martin Pawley. Frank Lloyd Wright: Public Buildings. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1970.

Gebhard, David. Romanza: California Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1988.

Giedion, Sigfried. Space, Time, and Architecture: The Growth of a New Tradition. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1941.

Gill, Brendon. Many Masks: A Life of Frank Lloyd Wright. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1987.

Gutheim, Frederick, ed. In the Cause of Architecture: Frank Lloyd Wright. New York: Architectural Record Books, 1975.

------. Frank Lloyd Wright on Architecture: Selected Writings, 1894-1940. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941.

Hamlin, Talbot, ed. Forms and Functions of Twentieth-century Architecture. New York: Columbia University Press, 1952.

Hanks, David A. The Decorative Designs of Frank Lloyd Wright. New York: Dutton, 1979.

Heinz, Thomas A. Frank Lloyd Wright. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1982.

------. Frank Lloyd Wright Field Guide. Chichester, West Sussex: Academy Editions 1997.

------. Frank Lloyd Wright Interiors and Furniture. London: Academy Editions Press, 1994.

------. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Public Buildings. New York: Gramercy, 2002.

Hess, Alan, Alan Weintraub, and Kathryn Smith. Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie Houses. New York: Rizzolli, 2006.

------. Frank Lloyd Wright Mid-Century Modern. New York: Rizzolli, 2007.------. Frank Lloyd Wright: The Houses. New York: Rizzolli, 2005.

Hildebrand, Grant. The Wright Space: Pattern and Meaning in Frank Lloyd Wright’s Houses. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1991.

Hitchcock, Henry-Russell. Architecture: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1958.

------. In the Nature of Materials: The Buildings of Frank Lloyd Wright 1887-1941. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942.

------. Modern Architecture: Romanticism and Reintegration. New York: Payson and Clarke, Ltd., 1929.

Hoag, Edwin, and Joy Hoag. Masters of Modern Architecture: Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and Walter Gropius. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1977.

Hoffmann, Donald. Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture and Nature. New York: Dover, 1986.

------. Understanding Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architecture. New York: Dover, 1995.

Hoppen, Donald W. Seven Ages of Frank Lloyd Wright. Santa Barbara, CA: Capra Press, 1993.

Jacobus, John M. Twentieth-century Architecture: The Middle Years, 1940-1965. New York: Praeger, 1966.

Joedicke, Jürgen. A History of Modern Architecture. London: Architectural Press, 1959.

Johnson, Donald Leslie. Frank Lloyd Wright versus America: The 1930s. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1990.

Kaufmann, Jr., Edgar. Nine Commentaries on Frank Lloyd Wright. New York: Architectural History Foundation, 1989.

Kaufmann, Jr., Edgar, and Ben Raeburn. Frank Lloyd Wright: Writings and Buildings. Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1969.

Langmead, Donald. Frank Lloyd Wright: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003.

Langmead, Donald, and Donald Leslie Johnson. Architectural Excursions: Frank Lloyd Wright, Holland, and Europe. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000.

Larkin, David, and Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, eds. Frank Lloyd Wright: The Masterworks. New York: Rizzoli, 1993.

Laseau, Paul, and James Tice. Frank Lloyd Wright: Between Principle and Form. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1992.

Levine, Neil. The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996.

------. Urbanism of Frank Lloyd Wright. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2016.

Longstreth, Richard W., ed. Frank Lloyd Wright: Preservation, Design, and Adding to Iconic Buildings. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2014.

Manson, Grant Carpenter. Frank Lloyd Wright to 1910. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1958.

McCarter, Robert. Frank Lloyd Wright. London: Phaidon, 1999.

McCarter, Robert, ed. Frank Lloyd Wright: A Primer on Architectural Principles. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1991.

Meech, Julia. Frank Lloyd Wright and the Art of Japan: The Architect’s Other Passion. New York: Japan Society and Henry N. Abrams, 2001.

Meehan, Patrick, ed. The Master Architect: Conversations with Frank Lloyd Wright. New York: John Wiley, 1984.

------. Truth Against the World: Frank Lloyd Wright Speaks for an Organic Architecture. New York: Wiley, 1987.

Nute, Kevin. Frank Lloyd Wright and Japan: The Role of Traditional Japanese Art and Architecture in the Work of Frank Lloyd Wright. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1993.

Patterson, Terry L. Frank Lloyd Wright and the Meaning of Materials. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1994.

Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks, ed. The Essential Frank Lloyd Wright: Critical Writings on Architecture. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010.

------. Frank Lloyd Wright: The Crowning Decade, 1949-1959. Fresno: The Press at California State University, 1989.

------. Frank Lloyd Wright: His Living Voice. Fresno: The Press at California State University, 1987.

------. Frank Lloyd Wright: Letters to Clients. Fresno: The Press at California State University, 1986.

------. Frank Lloyd Wright in the Realm of Ideas. Carbondale: Southern Illinois Press, 1988.

Pfeiffer, Bruce Brooks, and Peter Gossel. Frank Lloyd Wright: Complete Works. 3 vols. Berlin: Taschen, 2009-2011.  

Riley, Terry, and Peter Reed, eds. Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1994.

Robertson, Cheryl. Frank Lloyd Wright and George Mann Niedecken: Prairie School Collaborators. Milwaukee: Milwaukee Art Museum, 1999.

Scully, Jr., Vincent. Frank Lloyd Wright. New York: George Braziller, 1960.

------. Modern Architecture: The Architecture of Democracy. New York: George Braziller, 1961.

Secrest, Meryle. Frank Lloyd Wright. New York: Knopf, 1992.

Sergeant, John. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonian Houses: Designs for Moderate Cost One-Family Homes. New York: Watson-Guptill, 1984.

Sloan, Julie L. Light Screens: The Complete Leaded-Glass Windows of Frank Lloyd Wright. New York: Rizzoli, 2001.

Smith, Kathryn, and Weintraub, Alan. Frank Lloyd Wright: American Master. New York: Rizzoli, 2009.

Smith, Norris Kelly. Frank Lloyd Wright: A Study in Architectural Content. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1966.

Snelling, Rebecca, and Jan Suermondt. Frank Lloyd Wright Revealed. Edison, NJ: Chartwell Books, 2007.

Sprague, Paul E. Guide to Frank Lloyd Wright and Prairie School Architecture in Oak Park. Oak Park, IL: Oak Park Bicentennial Commission, 1986.

Stipe, Margo, ed. Frank Lloyd Wright: From Within Outward. New York: Guggenheim Museum, 2009.

Storrer, William Allin. The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright: A Complete Catalog. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1974.

Storrer , William Allin,. The Frank Lloyd Wright Companion. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1993.

Twombly, Robert C. Frank Lloyd Wright: an Interpretive Biography. New York: Harper and Row, 1973.

Weintraub, Alan, and Kathryn Smith. Frank Lloyd Wright: American Master. New York: Rizzoli, 2009.

Willard, Charlotte. Frank Lloyd Wright: American Architect. New York: Macmillan, 1972.

Wright, Frank Lloyd. An Autobiography. New York: Longmans, Green, 1932.

------. An Autobiography. London: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1943.

------. Ausgeführte Bauten und Entwürfe von Frank Lloyd Wright. Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1910.

------. The Future of Architecture. New York: Horizon, 1953.

------. Modern Architecture. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1931.

------: The Natural House, 1954 in Collected Writings, Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer, ed., New York: Rizzoli, 1994.

------. On Architecture. New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1941.

------. Sixty Years of Living Architecture. New York: Guggenheim Museum, 1953.

------. When Democracy Builds. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1945.

Wright, Olgivanna Lloyd. Frank Lloyd Wright: His Life, His Work, His Words. New York: Horizon Press, 1966.

Zevi, Bruno. Frank Lloyd Wright. Milan: Il Balcone, 1947