Edward Durell Stone: Modernism’s Populist Architect

Mary Anne Hunting takes on the enigmatic architect

Controversial modernist, notorious drinker, architectural tycoon—Edward Durell Stone wore many hats during his long and storied career. In “Edward Durell Stone: Modernism’s Populist Architect,” historian Mary Anne Hunting hopes to uncover yet another dimension of the figure: that of an architect for the everyman. Although reliant on funding from elite clientele, Durell was also intent on bringing modernism out of high society and into the …