The backs of these playing cards feature details of the art glass windows designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the Avery Coonley Playhouse, Riverside, Illinois, 1912. Featured in the Museum Of Modern Art “collection (MOMA), the art glass windows make for a delightful motif for these playing cards. They are Boxed set of two decks with over-sized numbers.
Frank Lloyd Wright is considered to be one of the most iconic American architects of all time. Wright believed in designing structures that reflected humanity and its environment. He called this philosophy organic architecture, which was best exemplified by Fallingwater, one of the most famous works of American architecture. His innovation was exemplified in many structures including offices, churches, schools, skyscrapers, hotels, and museums. He also designed various pieces of furniture as well as stained glass. Wright was also the author of numerous books and articles and was a popular lecturer in the United States and in Europe.
To this day, Wright is recognized as the greatest American architect of all time. His legacy is one of America “foremost cultural treasures.