Friday, September 7, 2018

Moscow: Pioneers of American Modernism

An exhibition at The Lumiere Brothers Center of Photography
September 20 - December 2, 2018

Ezra Stoller. TWA Terminal at Idlewild (now JFK) Airport. Eero Saarinen. New York, NY, 1962 © Ezra Stoller, Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York

The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography presents the first Russian exhibition of works by Ezra Stoller, an outstanding American architectural photographer of the 20th-century.

The Guggenheim Museum, the former Whitney Museum of American Art building, Manhattan skyscrapers, the TWA Terminal at Kennedy International Airport, the famous «Fallingwater» house, the iconic building of the 20th-century – the Ronchamp Chapel and many other architectural landmarks of themodernist era in focus of one of the most influential architectural photographers will be presented atthe site of the Center for Photography at the Red October.

For many years, Stoller worked with the pioneers of modern American architecture and the mostfamous representatives of Modernism, including Frank Lloyd Wright, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Louis Kahn, Le Corbusier, Paul Rudolph and Marcel Breuer.

Works for the exhibition in Moscow were specially selected from Ezra Stoller's archive. Theexposition includes black and white photographs of public buildings, offices and private houses fromthe very beginning of his career in the late 1930s to the 1970s.

The project is realized in cooperation with the Shchusev State Museum of Architecture. Invited architect of the exhibition: Julia Napolova, P.S. Culture.

More information: HERE