LGBT Art History: Frank Lloyd Wright and Fallingwater


Repeats: None

Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center
522 W Maple St
Allentown, Pennsylvania 18101
610-347-9988 ext 103
Region: Lehigh Valley
Hours of operation: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Admission fee: Free

What’s Queer about Frank Lloyd Wright and his world? — a lot!!! This class will focus on Frank Lloyd Wright’s amazing and exciting designs, especially one of his most important works, Fallingwater - the Kaufmann House, in Mill Run, PA. We’ll also learn about Wright’s relationships, the Gay man who was Wright’s teacher, the Gay men who owned Fallingwater and their relation to the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and more. Fallingwater hosted a series of superstars. Frida Kahlo slept there, and you’ll see photos of her room, that are not available for viewing in books or the Internet! Also included in this presentation will be a visual feast of original photos of some other terrific examples of Wright’s designs that are in both Pennsylvania and Florida. And there will be great themed snacks! Sit back, prepare to laugh, view slides, listen, learn about and discuss the lives and work of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer artists and other key figures in history.. Consider the LGBTQ imagery of mainstream artists in various periods of history. And after the class there is also a social opportunity, with themed snacks, to discuss interesting things with old friends, or meet new ones in this exciting free 4 session class at the LGBT Community Center.