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Ezra Stoller, Photographer


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Ezra Stoller's iconic photographs of 20th-century architectural masterpieces, such as Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater and Mies van der Rohe's Seagram Building, are often cited in aiding the rise of modernism in America. Stoller (1915and#8211;2004) elevated architectural photography to an art form, capturing the mood of numerous buildings in their best light.

Living and working in New York from the early 1940s to the mid-1970s, Stoller photographed buildings by such architects as Alvar Aalto, Eero Saarinen, Marcel Breuer, Paul Rudolph, and Louis I. Kahn. His striking images earned him the admiration of critics and contemporaries, but few people are aware of the stunning breadth of his oeuvre, which also included domestic and industrial spaces and important editorial depictions of American labor in the 1950s and 1960s. Ezra Stoller, Photographer, a long-awaited and lavishly illustrated survey of Stoller's artistic accomplishments, examines the photographer's full range with a fresh eye and unprecedented scope, offering a unique commentary on postwar America's changing landscape.


A long-awaited survey of the full range of Stoller's stunning photography

About the Author

Nina Rappaport is an architectural critic, a curator, and a historian. Erica Stoller is director of Esto, the photographic agency founded by Ezra Stoller. Andy Grundberg is chair of the photography department and dean of the Corcoran College of Art and Design. Akiko Busch is the author of several books, including Geography of Home: Writings on Where We Live. John Morris Dixon is former editor of Progressive Architecture and has written for such publications as Architect, Architectural Record, and Competitions.

Product Details

Rappaport, Nina
Yale University Press
Grundberg, Andy
Stoller, Erica
Dixon, John Morris
Busch, Akiko
Rappaport, Nina
Photography-Nature and Landscape
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Trade Cloth
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59 color + 217 b/w illus.
12 x 9 in

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