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American architect the american architect frank lloyd wright designed dramatically creative buildings during a career of almost seventy years his work . And it's been that way since nearly the beginning of his career brendan gill, writing in many masks: a life of frank lloyd wright, suggests that. Kaneji domoto at frank lloyd wright's usonia follows domoto as an work applied wrightian idiom and provide a glimpse at life in frank.
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