Clic Gallery, New York - “ASYLUM" by Christopher Payne
Exhibition at Clic Gallery April 13 - May 23, 2010
Opening Reception: April 15, 6-9 pm
Architectural photographer CHRISTOPHER PAYNE was granted unprecedented access to document the abandoned buildings and interiors of state-funded mental hospitals over a period of six years. and the resulting book, ASYLUM: INSIDE THE CLOSED WORLD OF MENTAL HOSPITALS (MIT Press, 2009), has become something of a phenomenon, touching people in unexpected ways. ASYLUM is his first gallery show in New York.