Paul Kruty, PhD—"Emily and Nord: An Enduring Partnership" 

About the Speaker

Paul Kruty, professor emeritus of architectural history at the University of Illinois, has written extensively on American art and architecture.  He has published essays on the art collector Arthur Jerome Eddy, Gutzon Borglum’s Altgeld Memorial, Chicago’s radical art groups of the 1920s, and the early oil portraits by B. J. O. Nordfeldt, as well as the origins of the first architects licensing law, modern casement window hardware, mural painting in the Prairie School, Marion Mahony’s creation of Frank Lloyd Wright’s graphic style, and the workings of Wright’s Oak Park studio.  His books include Frank Lloyd Wright and Midway GardensWalter Burley Griffin in America, and Marion Mahony and Millikin Place.