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ID: 500006141
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500006141

 
Record Type: Person
Saarinen, Eero (American architect, designer, 1910-1961)

Note: Son of Eliel Saarinen and Louise (Loja) Gesellius, the sculptor and weaver. Eero Saarinen emigrated with his family to the United States in 1923. He attended the Académie de la Grande Chaumière, Paris, France, (1929 -1930/1931), studied architecture at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, and worked in his father's architectural firm, Saarinen and Saarinen, in Ann Arbor, Michigan (1936/1937-1941). He was partner with his father and J. Robert Swanson as Saarinen-Swanson-Saarinen in Ann Arbor (1941-1947) and partner with his father as Saarinen and Associates in Ann Arbor (1947-1950). He directed Eero Saarinen and Associates, Birmingham, Michigan, 1950-1961. He acted as a consultant for the Architects Advisory Panel for the Unesco buildings (built 1955-1958) in Paris, France. American architect.

Names:
Saarinen, Eero (preferred,V,index)
Eero Saarinen (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
Finnish
Scandinavian

Roles:
designer (preferred)
architect
furniture designer

Gender: male

Events:
active:   United States (North and Central America) (nation)
active:   Finland (Europe) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
child of ....  Saarinen, Eliel  
..............  (Finnish architect, 1873-1950, active in the United States) [500027014]
employee of ....  Eklund, Jarl  
....................  (Finnish architect, 1876-1962) [500069436]
founder of ....  Eero Saarinen & Associates  
..................  (American architectural firm, active 1950-1961) [500119694]
member of ....  Saarinen, Saarinen and Associates  
................  (American architectural partnership, active 1947-1950) [500229797]
member of ....  Saarinen, Swanson, Saarinen  
................  (American architectural partnership, active 1941-1947) [500229808]
partner of ....  Saarinen, Eliel  1941-1950
..................  (Finnish architect, 1873-1950, active in the United States) [500027014]
partner of ....  Swanson, J. Robert F.  1941-1947
..................  (American architect, active late 20th century) [500113110]
related to ....  Saarinen and Saarinen  
..................  (Finnish architectural firm, contemporary) [500291347]
worked with ....  Birkerts, Gunnar  
....................  (American architect, 1925-2017, born in Latvia) [500003986]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Saarinen, Eero (I)

Biographies:
(American architect, designer, 1910-1961) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(American architect, 1910-1961) ..... [AVERY]
(American and Finnish architect, furniture designer and designer, born Kirkonummi (Finland), 1910; died Ann Arbor (Michigan, United States), 1961) ..... [CCA]
(1910-1961; Architect, Finland, United States of America) ..... [FDA]
(American architect, 1910-1961) ..... [AVERY]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Eero Saarinen ........ [CCA]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Saarinen, Eero ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, FDA Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..............................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
..............................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
..............................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, FDA, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Avery Obituary Index [n.d.]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Clark Art Institute Library
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Emanuel, Contemporary Architects (1994)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50016251
....................  Hervé and Evans, Unesco headquarters in Paris (1958)
....................  Hervé, Le Siège de l'Unesco (1962) 8-9
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50016251
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) v.3, p.625 ff.
....................  National Gallery of Art database, Washington (1987-)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000) Subject, 1988
....................  Spade, Eero Saarinen (1971) 125-126
....................  Temko, Eero Saarinen (1962) 123
....................  Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) (2002-)
....................  Who Was Who in America (1943-) 1961
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
.......... Emanuel, Contemporary Architects (1994) 826
.......... Hervé, Le Siège de l'Unesco (1962)
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 625, 629
.......... Spade, Eero Saarinen (1971)
.......... Temko, Eero Saarinen (1962)
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