At 2pm on Saturday, July 28th, critic and historian Brian Sholis will give a walk-through tour of The Permanent Way, the exhibition he organized for apexart. Coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the Pacific Railroad Act that enabled the first transcontinental railroads in the US, this show explores the relationship between trains and the American landscape as seen through landscape photography. Sholis will talk about the ideas and inspirations behind the show, including how trains were seen as symbols of progress and hope, and look at the individual images in the show, which includes work by Jeff Brouws, Justine Kurland, Mark Ruwedel, Victoria Sambunaris, and James Welling.
This program is free and open to the public, and more information about the show, including the essay Sholis wrote in the exhibition brochure, can be found on our website here: http://www.apexart.org/exhibitions/sholis.php
apexart is located at 291 Church Street between Walker and White Streets in Tribeca and can be reached by the A/C/E/N/Q/R/6/J/M/Z to Canal Street or the 1 to Franklin Street.