Lund Humphries Landmarks: An Organic Architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright (1939)

In May 1939, nearly 75 years ago, the celebrated American architect Frank Lloyd Wright visited London and gave four lectures at the RIBA. The meetings were hailed at the time as ‘perhaps the most remarkable events of recent architectural affairs in England.  No architectural speaker in London has ever in living memory gathered such audiences.’ With great […]

Book of the Week: Eric Ravilious: Artist and Designer by Alan Powers

For an artist who died in 1942 and who very much embodied the spirit of the inter-war period in England, the continuing popularity of Eric Ravilious is sometimes hard to grasp.  Indeed, as Ravilious-expert Alan Powers writes in the final chapter of his new book on the artist (my Book of the Week), Ravilious is more popular now than […]