Exclusively for Members
Member Exhibition Preview
Wednesday, March 15
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Open to all Aperture Members
Aperture Members are invited to enjoy a special exhibition preview and reception on Wednesday, March 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to celebrate the opening of The Library Exhibition with photographs by Thomas R. Schiff.
Contextualized by Schiff’s photographs, this exhibition also features a photobook reading room installation, selected by Aperture staff.
Exhibition on view
March 15 – April 20 2017
Thomas R. Schiff studied photography under Clarence White, Jr. and Arnold Gassan while earning a BBA degree from Ohio University in 1970. Schiff began experimenting with panoramic photography in the mid-1980s, making use of a Hulcherama 360 panoramic camera. He has published six books: Panoramic Cincinnati (2003), Panoramic Ohio (2002), Panoramic Parks (2005), Vegas 360 (2008), Wright Panorama (2010), and Prospect (2012). Schiff helped establish Images Center in Cincinnati in 1980 and he is the founder of FotoFocus, a lens-based art biennial held in Cincinnati. He has just completed a book about the architectural legacy of J. Irwin Miller and the city of Columbus, Indiana.
Aperture’s exhibitions are funded, in part, with support from the Grace Jones Richardson Testamentary Trust, and with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
Image: Thomas R. Schiff, George Peabody Library, Baltimore MD (detail) from The Library Book