Ezra Stoller: Beyond Architecture

McMath Solar Telescope, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Kitt Peak, AZ, 1962 Gelatin Silver Print © , Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery,

Now on view at the Yossi Milo Gallery through March 2, rarely-seen images by modernist architectural photographer Ezra Stroller (American, 1915-2004) captures a Post-War American landscape with stunning images of industry, technology, transportation and working class Americans. 

Beyond Architecture covers the full range of Stoller’s work, including photographs commissioned by Fortune, Architectural Forum, and House Beautiful magazines in the 1940s and for commercial projects for IBM, Upjohn Pharmaceuticals and CBS in the 1940s and 1950s. Included are photographs of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s John Hancock Building, Chicago, and the United Nations Headquarters, designed by an international team of architects led by Wallace K. Harrison and including Oscar Niemeyer and Le Corbusier.

A selection of these images after the break…

John Hancock Building, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Chicago, IL, 1970 Gelatin Silver Print © Ezra Stoller, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
John Hancock Building, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Chicago, IL, 1970 Gelatin Silver Print © Ezra Stoller, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
John Hancock Building, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Chicago, IL, 1970 Gelatin Silver Print © Ezra Stoller, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
Hirshhorn Museum, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Washington, D.C., 1974 Gelatin Silver Print © Ezra Stoller, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
Dulles Airport, Eero Saarinen, Chantilly, VA, 1964 Gelatin Silver Print © Ezra Stoller, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
Beinecke Library, Yale University, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, New Haven, CT, 1963 Gelatin Silver Print © Ezra Stoller, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
United Nations, International Team of Architects Led by Wallace K. Harrison, New York, NY, 1950 Gelatin Silver Print © Ezra Stoller, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
Miami Parking Garage, Robert Law Weed and Associates, Miami FL, 1949 Digital C-Print © Ezra Stoller, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York

For more information, visit the Yossi Milo Gallery website.

Cite: "Ezra Stoller: Beyond Architecture" 17 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 23 Jul 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=333251>

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