Professor Shelley Rice Collaborates on Tisch Photo Exhibition

31 Aug
The View From Left Field
on view in the Department of Photography & Imaging
721 Broadway, 8th floor
September 4 – November 17, 2012
Opening Reception – September 14, 5 – 7 PM
Welders working at the construction site of a new iron and steel works in Ostrava, September 1951 (121/20393)
The View from Left Field is an exhibition of 78 pictures from the photo morgue of The Daily Worker, the official newspaper of the American Communist Party, whose archive was acquired in 2006 by NYU’s Tamiment Library. The exhibition is a collaboration between Professor Shelley Rice of the Department of Photography & Imaging of the Tisch School of the Arts and the Department of Art History in the College of Arts and Sciences and the late  Michael Nash of the Tamiment Library.  Photography & Imaging undergraduate Jonno Rattman ’13 and Photography & Imaging Technical Director Karl Peterson are also key collaborators.  This project was supported in part by a grant from the New York University Visual Arts Initiative.The View from Left Field is on view at 721 Broadway on the 8th floor in the Department of Photography & Imaging from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays.  The exhibition is open to the public and admission is free.  A photo ID is required when entering the building.  For further information, call 212.998.1930, or visit www.photo.tisch.nyu.edu
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