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The Plastic Decorations Are Distinctly Architectural in Conception

Daniel E. Snyder

Daniel Snyder is an independent scholar and Principal in Daniel E. Snyder Architect, P.C. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Tender Detail : Ornament and Sentimentality in the Architecture of Louis H. Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...The ravine called him “for friendship.” It was a distant call that he answered in denial of school.Sullivan, The Autobiography of an Idea, 54. On that sunny morning he played hooky, collected baked goods from his grandparent’s pantry...

Femininity

Daniel E. Snyder

Daniel Snyder is an independent scholar and Principal in Daniel E. Snyder Architect, P.C. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Tender Detail : Ornament and Sentimentality in the Architecture of Louis H. Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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... the “alternate sex.” From the man’s perspective, i.e., his, it was those attributes of women that were evident in men that most interested him. Leland believed the common stereotypes of his era that “woman in ordinary life thinks and acts less from...

‘Like a Man’

Daniel E. Snyder

Daniel Snyder is an independent scholar and Principal in Daniel E. Snyder Architect, P.C. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Tender Detail : Ornament and Sentimentality in the Architecture of Louis H. Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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... of the interior, and through openings at unexpected places come views of the gardens and of the long bedroom wings.”Cary James, The Imperial Hotel: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Architecture of Unity (Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1968),...

No Damned Sentimentality Either

Daniel E. Snyder

Daniel Snyder is an independent scholar and Principal in Daniel E. Snyder Architect, P.C. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Tender Detail : Ornament and Sentimentality in the Architecture of Louis H. Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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... wood-block prints, the ukiyo-e. Mamah Borthwick Cheney reverted to her maiden name after her divorce from Edwin Cheney. In what had become a passionate avocation, Wright gained wealth, scholarship, and reputation from their sale in the United...

Introduction: Frank Lloyd Wright—Sentimentalizing over the Dead

Daniel E. Snyder

Daniel Snyder is an independent scholar and Principal in Daniel E. Snyder Architect, P.C. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Tender Detail : Ornament and Sentimentality in the Architecture of Louis H. Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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... ages, it seems to me as if it were desired to embalm a Christianity that has expired.”Arthur Schopenhauer, The World as Will and Representation, Vol. 2, trans. E. F. J. Payne (New York: Dover Publications, 1969), 418. Schopenhauer...

Epilogue: When We Are Dead

Daniel E. Snyder

Daniel Snyder is an independent scholar and Principal in Daniel E. Snyder Architect, P.C. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Tender Detail : Ornament and Sentimentality in the Architecture of Louis H. Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright

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...The year Sullivan fired Wright, the United States suffered the worst economic depression it had ever experienced: the Panic of 1893. In that singularly inauspicious moment, Wright was forced to start his own firm. Yet somehow he managed...

Integral Ornament at Last

Daniel E. Snyder

Daniel Snyder is an independent scholar and Principal in Daniel E. Snyder Architect, P.C. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Tender Detail : Ornament and Sentimentality in the Architecture of Louis H. Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright

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...Needless to say, Midway Gardens failed to meet the May 1 deadline. But less than two months later, on June 27, 1914, still incomplete, they opened. And to wide acclaim. Kruty described the critical praise, financial success, visitor...

That Object He Became

Daniel E. Snyder

Daniel Snyder is an independent scholar and Principal in Daniel E. Snyder Architect, P.C. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Tender Detail : Ornament and Sentimentality in the Architecture of Louis H. Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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... of physiognomy as a student at MIT and the École des Beaux-Arts. He points out that Sullivan’s library held several books on the topic to include Johann Caspar Lavater’s Essays on Physiognomy (1804), Max Nordau’s Degeneration (1895), and A. E....

That Supreme Erotic Adventure of the Mind

Daniel E. Snyder

Daniel Snyder is an independent scholar and Principal in Daniel E. Snyder Architect, P.C. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Tender Detail : Ornament and Sentimentality in the Architecture of Louis H. Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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... R. E. Allen (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991), 165. He longed to consummate their relationship with his surrender of sex. Like Wright’s understanding of Sullivan’s interview, Alcibiades understood his relationship with Socrates...

Ornament Purely as Such

Daniel E. Snyder

Daniel Snyder is an independent scholar and Principal in Daniel E. Snyder Architect, P.C. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Tender Detail : Ornament and Sentimentality in the Architecture of Louis H. Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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... from Nietzsche’s Notebooks of the Early 1870’s, trans. Daniel Breazeale (New York: Humanity Books, 1979), 81–4. Both men warned of the inadequacy of any language that has been removed from reality to convey something like abstract truth. Like...