Smithsonian photographer Carolyn Russo explores the varied forms and functions of air traffic control towers throughout aviation history and interprets them as monumental abstractions, symbols of cultural expression, and testimonies of technological change.
50 large-format framed photographs
50 accompanying text panels
Six (6) text panels/essays
234 linear ft.
One (1) Temperature Controlled Truck from a Fine Art carrier
Exhibition provided in English
Spring 2024 and beyond
Art of the Airport Tower is a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and toured internationally by Flying Fish.
Washington, DC, USA view map
November 1, 2023 – November 30, 2016