Eero Saarinen's 1965 War Memorial Center in Milwaukee, WI.
The spiral staircase inside Eero Saarinen's GM Tech Center, Warren, MI, 1978.
Saarinen's Dulles Airport, Chantilly, VA (outside Washington, DC), 1961.
Inside Saarinen's TWA Terminal at JFK airport (1965) in New York City.
Saarinen's Gateway arch in St. Louis.
A more abstract view of the Gateway arch.
Mies van der Rohe's Lake Shore Apartment building (1951) in Chicago – in its urban, not so monumental context. Korab said about his photo: “It was a wet, snowy day, there were these beautiful tailfins of a Cadillac in the foreground, with the parking met
Yamasaki's World Trade Center (1978), in its context of old New York.
Again, Korab depicts the twin towers of the World Trade Center not as monumental modernist constructions in isolation, but in the midst of traditional buildings around them.
I.M. Pei's East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
Saarinen's John Deere headquarters, Moline, IL, 1963.
A detail of Saarinen's John Deere headquarters shows how Korab, trained as an architect, deeply understood modernist architecture.
A modernist urban plaza, bleak in winter.
American car culture was paramount when Korab settled in Detroit in the mid 1950s. He photographed tailfins and other flourishes of automobile design frequently.
Cranbrook Academy of Art, where Korab documented Eliel Saarinen (Eero's father)'s graceful campus and buildings. Sparely neo-classical, the campus was the academic setting for mid-century modernist study and experimentation by Charles and Ray Eames, Flor
Rome, from the rooftops.
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