Surrounded by Art: Panoramic Views of America's Landmark Museums
Written by Thomas R. Schiff, Introduction by Nina Rappaport
Beautifully composed panoramic photographs that showcase the iconic interiors and exteriors in the great museums and cultural institutions of the United States from a singular visual perspective.
In sweeping tableaux, photographer Tom Schiff presents America's most important art museums, using breathtaking images that compel 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 to profile museums of all sizes and stripes from across the country, from the most stately institutions to newer cutting-edge buildings and building additions, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and the Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, among others. Museum Architecture and Schiff's fresh, dynamic photographs are sure to appeal to architecture, museum, and art lovers alike.
About The Author
Tom Schiff is a photographer and founder of FotoFocus, a nonprofit arts organization that champions the ubiquity of photography and its important role in contemporary culture. Nina Rappaport is an architectural critic, curator, and educator.