Julius Shulman’s L.A. Stories (Modern Architecture in Los Angeles)

Architectural photographer Julius Shulman (1910-2009) reflects on the growth and evolution of Los Angeles over eight decades. He discusses his photographic techniques and offers an eyewitness account of the myriad changes and developments in areas like Bunker Hill and Century City, as well as the opening of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and Aliso Village public housing.

by National Building Museum

 

Produced and directed by Rani Singh. Edited by Carlo De La Cruz and Francois Maurin. Director of Photography: John Kiffe. Online editor and mixer: Francois Maurin. Post-Production at Three Legged Cat Productions Inc., Los Angeles. Photography by Jobe Benjamin, Kevin Young, and Carlo De La Cruz. Music clearance: Adam Hyman. Music supplied by Getty Images and Pond5. Special thanks: Wim de Wit, Christopher Alexander, John Giurini, Maria Velez, Maureen McGlynn, and Julius Shulman.

Learn more about the exhibition, “Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990,” co-organized by the Getty Research Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum, at the National Building Museum October 20, 2013 through March 10, 2014.

Co-organized by the Getty Research Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum, “Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940–1990” was part of the initiative Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A., which celebrated Southern California’s lasting impact on modern architecture through exhibitions and programs organized by seventeen area cultural institutions from April through July 2013.

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