Art: Wright's Might

"Early in life," says Frank Lloyd Wright, "I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility." Today, at 84. Architect Wright would never be accused of humble hypocrisy. But he is also revered, at home and abroad, as the world's greatest living architect. Last week the U.S. could take a long backward look at the array of Wright's achievements, expressed both in words and deeds.

The words were in a new collection of Wright's essays (The Future of Architecture; Horizon Press; $7.50), which express a philosophy of building as original as it is...

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