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Library exhibit spotlights photographer Richard W. Payne

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19 exb mechanics of sight constant contact anchorThe Houston Public Library is hosting the Mechanics of Sight, a new exhibition that celebrates the life and exhibition of the final personal project of Richard W. Payne, FAIA.

Payne was one of the most respected, experienced, and widely published photographers of architecture in Texas. Payne was commissioned to photograph work by renowned architects around the world, but may be best known for his iconic images of the work of architect Philip Johnson. 

The Mechanics of Sight exhibit features portraits of people Payne met during his frequent walks around downtown Houston. It also features his experiments with photography by double exposing film and painting directly onto developed images. This exhibit will be on view through August 10, 2019 at the Julia Ideson Building, Exhibit Hall located at 550 McKinney St., 77002.

Visit or call 832-393-1313 for more information. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

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