Lilian Louisa Swann Saarinen
(1912 - 1995)
Lilian Louisa Swann Saarinen was active/lived in New York, Massachusetts. Lilian Saarinen is known for sculpture-animal, public monument.
Biography Lilian Louisa Swann Saarinen
The following is submitted by Patti Cassidy, Researcher
Lillian Saarinen, sculptor, was born in New York City, and she appears to have lived most of her single adult life in Massachusetts where she died in Waltham. She studied at the Art Students League in NYC with Alexander Archipenko, at the Cranbrook Academy of Art, and in Europe.
She was married to Eero Saarinen, architect, from 1939-51 and worked on the Arch, "The Gateway to the West", in St. Louis, Missouri with him. She also executed several architectural sculpture commissions on her own, such as the Crow Island School reliefs in Winnetka, IL; the reliefs at the Post Office in Carlisle, KY; and the Royal Dutch Airlines relief at JFK Airport in NYC.
She was the
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