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jul 17, 2009

julius shulman 1910 2009

julius shulman, architectural photographer, holds a poster featuring one of his most famous photographs, ‘case study house no. 22’, during an interview at his home in los angeles in this june 27, 2008 reuters/fred prouser

photographer julius shulman whose images of california’s modernist architecture drew worldwide admiration for the minimalist mid-century style, had died at the age of 98.

he was considered to be the finest architectural photographer of all time and got his first big break in 1936 with a series of acclaimed photos for famed los angeles modernist richard neutra.

shulman’s most famous image was a 1960 photo titled case study house #22, in which two women sit in a glass house seemingly suspended in mid-air with the lights of los angeles twinkling below. read more

case study house #22, los angeles, 1960, pierre koenig architect photo by julius shulman © j. paul getty trust

kaufmann house, richard neutra, 1946 photo by julius shulman, 1947 © j. paul getty trust

the alexander residence, royal desert palms (twin palms) in palm springs, 1957 built by alexander homes, one of the biggest single-family-house developers of the modernist era. photo by julius shulman © j. paul getty trust

the alexander residence, royal desert palms (twin palms) in palm springs, 1957 built by alexander homes photo by julius shulman © j. paul getty trust

  • I think nice views, nice projects! And so previously in that years…. I like that work!

    claude corbier says:
  • beautiful work…he had such amazing talent.

    Lucy says:

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