Frank Lloyd Wright: Windows

Frank Lloyd Wright: Windows

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Frank Lloyd Wright: Presentation and Conceptual Drawings represents the beginning of a new era in fine art publishing. Nearly 5,000 of the architect's drawings have been captured in high resolution, full colour digital reproductions on CD-ROM. They are accompanied by extensive documentation including such information as the project name, location, and date, and the drawing type and medium. A magnificent resource, this incomparable collection of Wright's works will prove of great interest to anyone concerned with American art and architecture. Custom-designed software provides an easy-to-use environment for exploring this vast body of work. The impressive features of the software mean that you can: BLaccess and view over 2,800 presentation drawings and 2,000 conceptual sketches in a matter of seconds. BLsearch, sort, select, arrange, and examine details of any image. BLadd research notes and save groups of images for later study. BLprint images and documentation. Frank Lloyd Wright: Presentation and Conceptual Drawings is unprecedented in quality and unmatched in scope.show more

Product details

  • CD-ROM
  • 214.38 x 247.65 x 63.5mm | 1,133.98g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Other Bib. Info
  • 0195095766
  • 9780195095760

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"There are more than 20,000 drawings in the archives of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation at Taliesin West in Arizona. Thanks to Luna Imaging and Oxford University Press--and the magic of CD-ROMs--we now have easy access to much of this Wrightian hoard....This is not an electronic substitute--no such wide-ranging collection has ever been published before....To have easy access to 5,000 drawings, colored renderings, pencil studies, rough sketches and assorted preliminary studies is unprecedented....There is no doubt that this computerized collection represents a remarkable achievement. It will enable us--scholars and interested public alike--to discover new things about Wright and his work."--New York Times Book Review..".for anyone interested in researching the masters drawing collection, the package is invaluable....The images are beautiful....for libraries and architecture firms, its sure to be love at first sight." --PC Magazine Top 100 CD-ROMs 1995...".a scholarly electronic publication that may set new standards for making visual collections available to academic audiences." --The Educom Review, July/August 1995..".a work of meticulous scholarship....This will surely become an indispensable reference for Wright scholars and aficionados." --Architectural Record, August 1995First Prize 1995 Museum Publications Design Competition "The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundations CD-ROM/interactive media package is an example of what's possible when money, solid content, and design talent coincide. First class in every regard." --Museum News, July/August 1995show more