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  Taliesin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Taliesin's life was later the subject of 16th century mythological work by Elis Gruffydd, who may have relied on existing oral tradition about him.
Taliesin responded with a challenge in which both he and the king's bards were to compose an epic in only twenty minutes.
The tradition that Taliesin was the foster-son of Prince Elphin (later King of Ceredigion) and that he was raised at his court in Aberdyfi tradition that Taliesin visited King Maelgwn have not historical substantiation but do not conflict with what little history currently is known about those persons and about that region and period.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Taliesin   (1494 words)

 Taliesin (studio) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The valley in which Taliesin sits was originally settled by Wright’s maternal family, the Lloyd Joneses, during the Civil War.
The chimneys and stone piers were built from local limestone, laid by the stonemasons in a way that evoked the outcroppings of Wisconsin’s surrounding "Driftless Area" (the area unaccompanied by glacial drift) and sand from the nearby Wisconsin River was mixed into the stucco walls to evoke the river's sandbars.
The architectural restoration [5] of the Taliesin estate in Wisconsin is under the supervision of another non-profit organization, Taliesin Preservation, Inc. [6].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Taliesin_(studio)   (1056 words)

 Taliesin® Preservation, Inc. - Preserving Frank Lloyd Wright's Wisconsin Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Taliesin, Frank Lloyd Wright's estate in Spring Green, Wisconsin, is regarded as an eminent example of Wright's vision of Organic Architecture, and encompasses work from every decade and phase of his career.
Taliesin Preservation works to preserve Taliesin and generate interest and awareness of the history and importance of Taliesin and Wright.
Taliesin® Preservation, Inc., a not-for-profit 501(c)3 corporation, conducts the preservation program, designed to maintain and restore the physical environment of the Taliesin estate, and it operates the Frank Lloyd Wright® Visitor Center at Taliesin, providing public access and education.
www.taliesinpreservation.org   (303 words)

 AIArchitect, Nov. 25, 2002 - Mother Nature Threatens Frank Lloyd Wright Jewel
Taliesin, the expansive 600 acres that envelopes Frank Lloyd Wright's home, studio, and architecture school in Spring Green, Wisc., continues to surrender to the natural landscape that has shaped the architectural masterpiece's beauty and significance.
Noting the historic importance of Taliesin, Goulka told the Sentinel he hopes that the grounds of the estate can be restored to how they were when Wright was active in the 1950s.
The Taliesin renovation comes on the heels of the restoration of another Wright masterpiece, Fallingwater in Pittsburgh, which required major structural repairs, restoration of the wood furniture and steel sash, waterproofing, and installation of a zero-discharge waste management system.
www.aia.org /aiarchitect/thisweek02/tw1122/1122tjitaliesin.htm   (381 words)

 Wright play to benefit restoration of Taliesin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A Taliesin apprentice from 1981 to 1986, Morosco now is president of its alumni group, Taliesin Fellows, and a champion of its much-needed restoration.
A two-year restoration of Wright's studio and office was completed in 2001; that became a priority when the ancient oak that shaded the house's garden came crashing through the roof during a 1998 storm.
When he was at Taliesin, Morosco said, the apprentices "had an esprit de corps that made maintenance of the house and gardens almost a competition." Some of that work is now handled by paid staff.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04308/405536.stm   (1177 words)

 JS Online: Turmoil at Taliesin
Taliesin, which in Welsh means "Shining Brow," "stands for Wright the way Monticello stands for Thomas Jefferson," said Neil Levine, Gleason professor of art and architecture at Harvard University, "in that you perceive the person in the building.
Crews at Taliesin are getting ready to embark on a $900,000 project aimed at stabilizing the hill on which the house stands.
But Taliesin has no completion date, since even after Wright's death it continued to be worked on by people who had worked with him when he was alive.
www.jsonline.com /onwisconsin/arts/nov02/94153.asp?format=print   (1971 words)

 Taliesin Estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Taliesin II: Taliesin II stood for close to ten years, during which time Wright worked on the Imperial Hotel and his California homes, married a second time to Miriam Noel and would subsequently be left by her, and met the woman who would become his third wife, Olgivanna [Olga Ivanovna Lazovich Milanoff; 1897-1985].
Taliesin not only was Wright's home, studio, farm, and estate, it was a living testament to his changing views on structure, nature, and architecture: a testament that carried on for almost 50 years.
Taliesin was also the site of Wright’s philosophical perpetuation in a group that he helped to found with his third wife, Olgivanna Lloyd Wright: the Taliesin Fellowship.
www.taliesinpreservation.org /estate.htm   (4631 words)

 Sample text for Library of Congress control number 96015462
Omitted are a number of small utility structures at Taliesin that deteriorated or became obsolete and were subsequently torn down; these include an old wash house, a machine shed, pig pens, and the carriage house behind Tanyderi, the home of Wright's sister Jane Porter.
Inside the residential wing and studio, huge stone fireplaces served as the focal points of the main rooms, while panoramic views of the valley through ribbons of casement windows energized the spaces.
The building and refurnishing of Taliesin II coincided with a period when Wright traveled frequently to Japan during construction of the Imperial Hotel, so the house was filled with his new art collections.
www.loc.gov /catdir/samples/simon052/96015462.html   (3926 words)

 Wright   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In 1914, Taliesin was set afire by Julian Carleton, a crazed servant who, newspapers reported, was underpaid and driven mad by the unconventional lovers.
The school was known as the " Taliesin Fellowship." It was, according to Wright and his wife, established to provide a total learning environment, integrating all aspects of the apprentices' lives in order to produce responsible, creative and cultured human beings, an idea comparable to that of a medieval manorial estate.
Taliesin West was for many years Wright's winter "camp" where he and his young apprentices took on the task of building their home, shop, school and studio, all the while responding to the dramatic desert setting.
ah.bfn.org /a/archs/wright/bio   (2848 words)

 Taliesin - Definition up Erdmond.Com
Taliesin's career can be shown to have fallen in the last half of the 6th century, after Arthur had died.
Of the poems in the ''The Book of Taliesin'', twelve are addressed to known historical kings such as Cynan_Garwyn, king of Powys and Gwallawc of Elmet.
The tradition that Taliesin was the foster-son of Prince Elphin, later King of Ceredigion and that he was raised at his court in Aberdyfi is not historically substantiated but is deemed credible by historians.
www.erdmond.com /Taliesin.html   (1420 words)

 Taliesin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The baby was found by Elphin, the son of Lord Gwyddno Garanhir of Ceredigion, who found the child while fishing for salmon.
He named him Taliesin, meaning "radiant brow." While Elphin carried the baby back to his father ina basket, thinking of what his father would say when he learned that Elphin had caught a baby, but no salmon, the baby began to recite beautiful poetry, saying:
Again Taliesin replied with poetry, recounting the transformation chase between he and Ceridwen.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/taliesin   (1552 words)

 Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin - Spring Green Chamber of Commerce
Thanks to the careful stewardship by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and the on-going preservation and outreach effort by its partner, the Taliesin Preservation, Inc., the 600-acre estate and home are popular with a wide variety of visitors from around the world and across the country.
You’ll see the magnificent Drafting Studio that Wright called an “abstract forest,” the Theater used by Wright and the Fellowship for musical and theatrical performances, the Assembly Hall overlooking the Fellowship Dining Room, and visit two exhibit rooms.
Taliesin® and Frank Lloyd Wright® are registered trademarks of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation.
www.springgreen.com /Taliesin.html   (834 words)

 Travel Article
Taliesin West is nestled in the McDowell Mountains and surrounded by the blazing color of the Sonoran Desert lays the 600-acre complex which still functions as a working architectural school and studio.
Taliesin West was built as a primary home for Wright and his second wife after the original Taliesin in Wisconsin burned to the ground.
Taliesin West rose from the creative energy, integrity, and visionary furvor of a man known as both a crusader and a troubled artist.
www.movienetworks.com /articles/travel/travelogue/na_usa_az_tucson_noroses.html   (484 words)

 Introduction: Frank Lloyd Wright: Designs for an American Landscape, 1922-1932 (Library of Congress Exhibition)
Taliesin served as a laboratory for Wright and for his experiments in restructuring landscape through building.
Taliesin was twice seriously damaged by fire, but mercifully without the loss of life that had marked its savage destruction in 1914.
Taliesin was seized by his creditors, and Wright was unceremoniously evicted from his home.
www.loc.gov /exhibits/flw/flw01.html   (848 words)

 jetsetmodern.com: Teaters Knoll, Frank Lloyd Wright, Henry Whiting II and Lynn Fawcett
One has to walk around to the back side of the studio and experience Nature and her sublime vistas of the canyon and the mighty roar of the river, before entering the interior.
One of his largest domestic volumes, the studio is roughly 30 feet by 40 feet, reaching a height of 16 feet at the prow.
She moved into the empty studio with no plans for long term occupancy, only with a compelling urge, pulled by the thread of her own destiny, to learn what it was like to create art in the one space Frank Lloyd Wright had designed for that purpose.
www.jetsetmodern.com /whiting.htm   (3395 words)

 The Drafting Studio at Taliesin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Office and Drafting Studio is the portion of the Project Area that Taliesin Preservation is currently restoring and preserving.
Dominating the North of the Drafting Studio area is a vault with a limestone exterior.
Beyond the Drafting Studio to the West is an office area that terminates at another, smaller fireplace.
www.taliesinpreservation.org /preservation/drafting_studio_8502/drafting_studio/drafting_studio_at_taliesin.htm   (1421 words)

 Taliesin III- Natural Features
This was a combination of utilising the elements of the landscape, most obviously the house's construction on the hill's brow, and also a harnessing of nature to integrate the house into its surroundings.
In 1911 Wright built a dam across the stream that ran across the entrance to Taliesin in order to, 'raise the water level in the valley to within sight of Taliesin.' Again the consideration here was aesthetic giving a more spectacular view of the valley.
With Taliesin III the courtyard does makes the observer aware that the house is below the top of the hill as its crest can be seen above the roof of the house.
www.hatii.arts.gla.ac.uk /MultimediaStudentProjects/00-01/9706775c/mmcourse/project/Copy%20of%20Wright%20Site/html/Taleisin%20III/Natural%20Feature.htm   (264 words)

 JS Online: Turmoil in Taliesin
The foundation controls the two Taliesin campuses; the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, which shuttles between the two sites; Wright's archives; and millions of dollars in licensing agreements for everything from art-glass windows to scarves and coffee mugs.
Such talk rankles members of the fellowship, several of whom sat down recently with a reporter in Wright's light-filled, bluffside studio, which was rebuilt in 1999 after a tree collapsed on its roof.
And then there is the cumbersome governance structure: A majority of the preservation group's 21-member board is made up of Taliesin fellows or their designees, who have veto power over restoration projects, some of which can impinge on the fellows' living arrangements.
www.jsonline.com /news/state/apr05/315011.asp   (2388 words)

 Taliesin West
The Taliesin West Studio of famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright in the desert north of Phoenix.
Today, Taliesin West (pronounced Tally EHS´sen) is small community of about 70 students, architects, and administrators who study and perpetuate his bold, distinctive architectural concepts.
Taliesin West is the international headquarters of The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, and regularly scheduled personal and group tours of the site are available.
www.azlife.net /Attractions/Taliesin-West.htm   (302 words)

 Taliesin - Result for Taliesin - Meaning of Taliesin - Definition of Taliesin - Dictionary of Meaning - ...
His name is associated with the '' Book of Taliesin '', a book of poems written down in the 10th century but which most scholars believed to date in large part from the 6th century.
He is believed to have been the chief bard in the courts of at least three Brythonic British kings of that era.
In the mid 16th century, Elis Gruffydd wrote an mythological account of Taliesin which drew from Celtic mythology Celtic folklore.
www.mauspfeil.net /Taliesin.html   (1871 words)

 Rural Studio / The Rural Studio Architecture of Decency   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Rural Studio: Samuel Mockbee and the Architecture of Decency
The work of Rural Studio has struck such a chord-both architecturally and socially--that it has been featured on Oprah, Nightline, and CBS News, as well as in Time and People magazines.
Mockbee ran this studio for ten years until his tragic death from leukemia last year at the age of 57, a year after winning a MacArthur genius award.
www.ruralstudio.com /book.htm   (612 words)

 Welcome to The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Most of all, the building is an experience in time: approach terraces, the steps, the long walk under the pergola, the penetration into the heart of the building itself: all these form a subtle sequence of varied spaces, scales, and shapes.
Taliesin West served as Wright's winter home, architectural studio, and campus for the Taliesin Fellowship.
In 1932 Wright and his third wife, Olgivanna, founded the Taliesin Fellowship, an architectural apprenticeship program for young men and women at their home, Taliesin, in Wisconsin.
www.franklloydwright.org /index.cfm?section=tour&action=taliesinwest   (259 words)

 Artcom Museums Tour: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center
The Taliesin Preservation Commission, Inc. directs preservation efforts on the Taliesin estate, manages educational outreach and tour programs, and operates the Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center.
Taliesin is located near Spring Green, Wisconsin, 45 minutes west of Madison, 3.5 hours from
Capture Taliesin’s beauty on film as you travel the grounds of the estate.
www.artcom.com /Museums/nv/af/53588-03.htm   (522 words)

 Artcom Museums Tour: Taliesin West
Brainchild of Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin is snuggled in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains.
The tour provides an overview of the importance of architecture in daily life; the role of an architect; and how math, science, and shapes, colors and patterns of nature were used by Wright.
The entrance to Taliesin West, a National Historic Landmark, is at the intersection of Cactus Rd. and Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd. (approx.
www.artcom.com /Museums/nv/sz/85261-44.htm   (958 words)

The process of working with a creative architect in the design of your home may be one of the most important experiences you will have in life.
To Whom it may concern: This is to certify that James Schildroth was a student of Architecture and a member in good- standing of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation From September 15th 1959 to May 29th, 1961.
STUDIO HOUSE FOR THE ARCHITECT- NOVEMBER 1960 Elevation and Plan color and fl pencil drawn on card board.
www.schildrotharchitect.com /frank_lloyd_wright_foundation.htm   (687 words)

 Taliesin Orchestra - Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Early in his career, Trammell was a sought after keyboard player, working in both the studio and live arenas, accompanying RandB artists such as Peabo Bryson, Jennifer Holliday and Patti LaBelle.
The two subsequent Taliesin recordings were also in the Billboard top ten, Maiden of Mysteries, the last of the Taliesin albums released, peaked at number four behind Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman.
Felicia is noted as a very polished, efficient vocalist whose sensitive interpretation and precise disciplined skills have earned her the position of first call vocalist for many studios, writers and producers in the United States.
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