To Be or Not To Be...a Genius in One's Own Field

(for the full article, click here)

I can't help but compare Wright to Einstein. Both were once-a-generation geniuses. Both physically and ideological reshaped the world. And both had terribly disastrous personal lives. Now I have to ask myself if I even remotely had the same Spark within me, would I really want to achieve this magnitude of genius in my chosen field?

Smithsonian Magazine's June 2009 issue ran an article about Frank Lloyd Wright and his personal life. I'd never thought to look into the man himself, only his architecture. After reading the article, the comparison to Einstein seems even more poignant...
(read the rest of this post and my other blog entries at idreamofarchitecture.blogspot.com )

(read the Smithsonian Magazine article about Frank Lloyd Wright by clicking here.)

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