13 Rise of Modernism in America

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Ossian C. Simonds Jens Jensen Prairie Style Architecture Frank Lloyd Wright 1867-1959 Robie House 1908 Wilhelm Miller’s The Prairie Spirit in Landscape Gardening , 1915 Landscape Architecture
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Walter Gropius (1883-1969) Gropius House Lincoln, MA 1938 Bauhaus (Building School) Dessau, Germany "unity of art and technology" Walter Gropius, director 1919 to 1927 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, director 1930 to 1933 1933 school closed by Nazis 1937 Gropius joins Harvard
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Fletcher Steele (1885-1971) “what a modernistic garden may be is everybody’s guess. The reason is that it does not yet exist as a type. We gardeners have always been behind other artists in adopting new ideas.” – Fletcher Steele, 1930 Camden Library Amphitheater Camden, Maine – 1931 Transitional L.A. between Country Place Era & Modernism Experimented with many styles Few built works dealt with Modernism, but was a vocal advocate for change – influential writings
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Fletcher Steele
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