'eero saarinen: shaping the future' at the cranbrook art museum

'eero saarinen: shaping the future' at the cranbrook art museum

miller house (columbus, indiana)’ circa 1957. photographer ezra stoller. © ezra stoller / ESTO

michigan’s cranbrook art museum is currently hosting the north-american debut of ‘eero saarinen: shaping the future’ which will run until march 30. the museum is located in bloomfield hills, michigan; where saarinen lived and worked. the exhibit looks at the finnish-american architect and designer’s career from the 1930’s to 1960’s. he studied at cranbrook and the yale school of architecture, collaborating with his father, eliel saarinen on a number of projects. he is best known for his innovative furniture projects for manufacturers like knoll and architectural works, including the st. louis gateway arch and the TWA terminal at new york’s JFK airport. the exhibit will tour a number of other american museums after march 30.'eero saarinen: shaping the future' at the cranbrook art museum ‘united states jefferson national expansion memorial, under construction (st. louis, missouri)’ 1965 from the collections of arteaga photos ltd.

'eero saarinen: shaping the future' at the cranbrook art museum ‘TWA terminal, john f. kennedy international airport (new york)’ circa 1962. photographer balthazar korab. © balthazar korab ltd.

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