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Author Schiff, Thomas R., author ; photographer.

Title Surrounded by art : panoramic views of America's landmark museums / Thomas R. Schiff ; [in association with Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati ; editor, Jessica Fuller].

Publication Info. New York, NY : Rizzoli Electa, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    708.13 SCH    Available
Description 221 pages : color illustrations ; 19 x 33 cm
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Note Published in conjunction with Tom Schiff's exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, from November 22, 2019 through March 1, 2020.
Summary "In Sweeping Tableaux, photographer Thomas R. Schiff presents, America's most important art museums, using breathtaking photographs that compels us to revisit historic and modern cultural institutions and their storied rooms in a genuinely new light. Schiff skillfully combines his love of photography and architecture and profiles museums of all sizes and stripes across the country, showcasing the country's most stately institutions and newer cutting-edge buildings and building additions including Museums of Fine Arts, Boston; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA; and Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO; among many others. Schiff's fresh, dynamic photographs are sure to appeal to architecture, museum, and art lovers alike."--Jacket flap.
Contents Introduction / Nina Rappaport -- Interview: Raphaela Platow and Tom Schiff in conversation.
Subject Photography, Panoramic.
Art museums -- United States.
Art museums -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Architecture -- United States.
Architectural photography -- United States.
Added Author Rappaport, Nina, writer of introduction.
Platow, Raphaela, interviewer.
Fuller, Jessica, editor.
Contemporary Arts Center (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Added Title Panoramic views of America's landmark museums
ISBN 9780847866885 (hardcover)
0847866882 (hardcover)

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