1071 Fifth Avenue: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Story of the Guggenheim Museum | EW.com

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1071 Fifth Avenue: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Story of the Guggenheim MuseumOne architect likens it to a flying saucer landing on Fifth Avenue. As 1071 Fifth Avenue recounts through interviews, newsreels, and...1071 Fifth Avenue: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Story of the Guggenheim MuseumDocumentaryOne architect likens it to a flying saucer landing on Fifth Avenue. As 1071 Fifth Avenue recounts through interviews, newsreels, and...1994-04-08

One architect likens it to a flying saucer landing on Fifth Avenue. As 1071 Fifth Avenue recounts through interviews, newsreels, and letters, the Guggenheim’s creation in 1959 followed a 17-year odyssey, with twists as dramatic as the museum’s sweeping spiral walls. Smart and inventive, 1071 shows off Frank Lloyd Wright’s building from scores of arresting angles — proving that the surly Midwesterner earned all the attention authors and curators have accorded him lately. B+