(1896 - 1965)
Frederick John Kiesler was active/lived in New York. Frederick Kiesler is known for sculptor-construction, set designs, architect.
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The following is excerpted from the NY Times.com, 9/19/2001
A Surrealist and the Widow Who Keeps the Flame
By HERBERT MUSCHAMP
BEFORE his death in 1965, the Austrian emigre architect Frederick Kiesler made his wife, Lillian, promise that she would try to prevent people from calling him a Surrealist. When I finally met Lillian Kiesler toward the end of her life, I assured her that I would naturally record Kiesler's wishes but probably not honor them. Not all of his work was Surrealist, but the term does not, in my view, misrepresent the projects that hold the greatest interest for architects today. She was agreeable about it. Now I've kept my part of the bargain.
Lillian Kiesler died in her sleep four weeks ago a
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