|aFrank Lloyd Wright and Japan :|bthe role of traditional Japanese art and architecture in the work of Frank Lloyd Wright /|cKevin Nute.
|aLondon ;|aNew York :|bRoutledge,|c2000.
|a244 p. :|bill. ;|c29 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 214-233) and index.
|aIntroduction : the relationship between Wright's work and the traditional art and architecture of japan as it has been variously percieved since 1900 -- Japanism and the Boston orientalists -- Japanes homes : the Japanese house dissected -- The Ho-o-den : the temple and the villa married in south Chicago -- Fenollosa and the organic nature of Japanese art -- Composition : the picture, the plan, and the pattern, as aesthetic line-ideas -- The woodblock print and the geometric abstraction of natural, man-made, and social forms -- Okakura and the social and aesthetic Ideals of the East -- Japan itself : giving and receiving in Yedo -- Japan as inspiration : analogies with Japanese built-forms -- Japan as confirmation : the universal manifested in the particular.
|aAn account of Frank Lloyd Wright's relationship with Japan and its arts. It presents information on the nature and extent of Wright's formal and philosophical debt to Japanese art and architecture. Eight primary channels of influence are examined in detail.
|aWright, Frank Lloyd,|d1867-1959|xCriticism and interpretation.