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A result of six years of scholarship, the traveling exhibition Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future is the first comprehensive show of Eero Saarinen’s work. Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future is the first major exhibition to examine the architect’s wide-ranging career from the s through the early s. Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future offers a new and wide-ranging look at the entire scope of Saarinen’s career. This is the first book on Saarinen to incorporate .

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Eero Saarinen was among the most prolific, unorthodox and controversial architects of the 20th century, creator of saarinem monumental St. Louis will present Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Futurethe first retrospective to explore the complete career of the acclaimed Finnish American architect.

At the same time, though often celebrated as a lone, heroic creator, Saarinen worked frequently and enthusiastically with other architects, artists, engineers and clients to create cohesive, harmonious environments across a wide range of architectural scales.

The resulting portrait shows the architect to have been guided by esro clear vision of modern life as a constant collaborative dialogue. Saarinen also emerges as a man in full command of the most sophisticated — and media-savvy —architectural and design strategies of his age.


Eero Saarinen Biography Press Images. In conjunction with Eero Saarinen: The Gateway Arch and St.

Shaping the Future: the work of Eero Saarinen

The show will highlight the history of the St. A daylong symposium of the same title will take place Jan. In addition, the Kemper Art Museum will sponsor Archesa community project that invites the public to create short films inspired by the Gateway Arch. Selected entries will be screened at the museum April The exhibition is curated by Donald Albrecht in conjunction with an international consortium of Finnish and American scholars.

Louis coordinator for Eero Saarinen: MacKeith also collaborated with Eric Mumford, associate professor of architecture, to curate On the Riverfront: The global sponsor for Eero Saarinen: Promotional support is provided by The Gateway Arch Riverfront. Support for On the Riverfront: The museum dates back tomaking it the oldest art museum west of the Mississippi River. Today it boasts one of the finest university collections in the United States.


Shaping the Future will open with a reception from 7 to 9 p. Both the reception and exhibition are free and open to the public.

Regular hours are 11 a. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 11 a.

Fridays; and 11 a. The museum is closed Tuesdays. For more information, call or visit kemperartmuseum.

Shaping the Future: the work of Eero Saarinen | Architecture | Agenda | Phaidon

Louis will open from 7 to 9 p. The daylong symposium of the same title will take place Jan.

In addition, the museum will screen selected entries from 1, Arches April Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays; 11 a. Louis, Missouri, under construction, From the Collections of Arteaga Photos Ltd. Courtesy Eero Saarinen Collection. Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University.

Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future

Kennedy International Airport, New York, c. Opening reception 7 to 9 p. Free and open to the public.