Wright's Baghdad Opera House and Gammage Auditorium: In Search of Regional Modernity

Siry, Joseph M.
June 2005
Art Bulletin;Jun2005, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p265
Academic Journal
Offers an account of the origins of the Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium at the Arizona State University in Tempe as a means of reevaluating the building in the history of Frank Lloyd Wright's work and its relation to his opera house project for Baghdad, Iraq. Approach of Wright to modern public architecture in the postwar era; Ideas of Wright on regional modern architecture; Criticism of Wright on modernism; Similarities between the two buildings.


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