National Air and Space Museum's photographer Carolyn Russo. Her new book and upcoming exhibition, In Plane View: Abstractions of Flight.
Russo uses fine art photography to bring out new visual dimensions of the iconic aircraft and spacecraft of the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. Her unconventional approach reveals new layers of meaning from the whimsical to the profound in some of history's most revered flying machines. The publication by powerHouse Books features a foreword by Patty Wagstaff and introduction and essays by Anne Collins Goodyear, assistant curator of prints and drawings at the Smithsonian’s
National Portrait Gallery who specializes in the relationship of art, science, and technology.