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Frank Lloyd Wright, left, and Rabbi Mortimer J. Cohen

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Description: American Glamour and the Evolution of Modern Architecture
It may sound peculiar and even disrespectful to consider Frank Lloyd Wright’s Temple Beth Sholom and other postwar synagogues and churches under the heading “American Glamour,” yet of all the building types examined in this book, religious architecture offers the fullest and most complex engagement with the cultural values and aesthetic qualities associated with the concept (fig. 123). These include, as noted in the preceding case studies, strong narrative content; a penchant for drama and …
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.187-223
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00012.008

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