Pedro E. Guerrero

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March 16, 2010
Originally published in Around the World
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  “When I set up this shot of Wright in his studio at Taliesin, he hadn’t shaved that morning and told me he wasn’t about to. So I had to move the camera back to conceal the stubble, which actually improved the shot.” Behind Wright is a model of the San Francisco Call building, a favorite of his that was never built.
    “When I set up this shot of Wright in his studio at Taliesin, he hadn’t shaved that morning and told me he wasn’t about to. So I had to move the camera back to conceal the stubble, which actually improved the shot.” Behind Wright is a model of the San Francisco Call building, a favorite of his that was never built.
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  Taliesin West, 1939.
    Taliesin West, 1939.
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  A full-scale model of a Usonian house, installed on the site of the future Guggenheim Museum, 1953.
    A full-scale model of a Usonian house, installed on the site of the future Guggenheim Museum, 1953.
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  Frank Lloyd Wright at the Reisley House in Usonia, a cooperative housing development in Pleasantville, New York, 1952.
    Frank Lloyd Wright at the Reisley House in Usonia, a cooperative housing development in Pleasantville, New York, 1952.
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  Alfie Bush was one of the many young apprentices who helped build “the Camp,” as Taliesin West was then called. Here he’s shown working on the dining hall.
    Alfie Bush was one of the many young apprentices who helped build “the Camp,” as Taliesin West was then called. Here he’s shown working on the dining hall.
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  Architect John Black Lee’s Day House, in New Canaan, Connecticut, 1966. “After Calder built a new studio and home near Sache, France, he sent me a postcard that read: ‘We have a new shack. We’ll be seeing you.’I took it as an invitation and went to visit in 1964."
    Architect John Black Lee’s Day House, in New Canaan, Connecticut, 1966. “After Calder built a new studio and home near Sache, France, he sent me a postcard that read: ‘We have a new shack. We’ll be seeing you.’I took it as an invitation and went to visit in 1964."
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  Guerrero captured Alexander Calder in front his studio in Sache, France.
    Guerrero captured Alexander Calder in front his studio in Sache, France.
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