Julius Shulman Los Angeles: The Birth of A Modern Metropolis
Written by Douglas Woods and Sam Lubell, Photographed by Julius Shulman, Foreword by Judy McKee
A compilation of Julius Shulman's extraordinary images of his adopted city, ranging from residential, commercial, shops, factories, and street life of Los Angeles, a true portrait of a modern metropolis. The book will show the photographs chronologically from 1934, when Shulman shot Richard Neutra's Sten House on spec, to 1972, when Los Angeles comes into its own as a world metropolis. About 250 images of various aspects of the city life are represented, from residential to commercial, shops, offices, churches, schools, and street life.
About The Author
Julius Shulman is considered to be the most well-known and accomplished architectural photographer of the 20th century. He would have turned 100 in October 2010.
Sam Lubell is the west coast editor for The Architect's Newspaper and the author of several books on contemporary architecture.
Judy McKee is Julius Shulman's only child and the executor of his estate.