But it gives you our general idea and you’ll work it out yourself, make your own adaptation of the Classic motive to the facade.
It was not a parody, it was a serious job of adaptation in what any professor would have called excellent taste.
Others declared that there was a certain similarity between the design of Cortlandt and Roark’s style of building, that Keating, Prescott and Webb might have borrowed a little from Roark—"a legitimate adaptation"—"there’s no property rights on ideas"—"in a democracy, art belongs to all the people"—and that Roark had been prompted by the vengeance lust of an artist who had believed himself plagiarized.
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