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A SPECIAL LIVE PRESENTATION:
An Evening with Howard Schatz
Friday, November 4, 2022
Presentation starts at 6:30 PM
Tickets are Free but You Must Register
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Fort Dearborn - Chicago Photo Forum
and The Department of Ophthalmology, Northwestern University Present:
Seating is Limited
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
225 E. Chicago Avenue
11th Floor Conference Room
Chicago, IL 60611
Self Parking at Huron/Superior Garage (East of St. Clair Street)
Howard will be showing a variety of images from his distinguished photographic career.
Howard Schatz was (and still is) a physician, an ophthalmologist who was renowned world-wide for his patient care, research and teaching in the field of retinal diseases. Almost 30 years ago, Howard took a break, which became permanent, from his medical practice of over 20 years in San Francisco to pursue his passion for photography. With his wife and business partner, Beverly Ornstein, he moved to New York under the auspices of a one-year sabbatical from medicine. In the pursuit of that passion, he has received international acclaim for his work and is one of the most sought-after photographers working today.
Over the last 25 years 22 major books have been published of his work including the 2-volume retrospective: Schatz Images: 25 Years. Others include: Caught in the Act: Actors Acting; AT THE FIGHTS: Inside the World of Professional Boxing; NudeBodyNude; and three landmark books of underwater imagery: H20, Pool Light and WaterDance. He has won virtually every award in photography and has had over 100 museum and gallery exhibitions worldwide.
Schatz has made extraordinary images for such advertising clients as Ralph Lauren RLX, Escada, Sergio Tacchini, Nike, Reebok, Wolford, Etienne Aigner, Sony, Adidas, Finlandia Vodka, MGM Grand Hotel, Virgin Records, and Mercedes-Benz.
Schatz's fine art work is represented in galleries in the United States and abroad and can be found on his website:
Please Arrive at 6:15
PARKING is $13 with
VALIDATION TICKETS that will be available
Pedway to the hospital is accessible from the Southeast corner of garage on Huron - Take the elevator to the second floor.
You will need to sign-in at the hospital
Body Knot, #256 from the book, "Body Knots"
Underwater Study #3286 from the book, "H2O"
Dance Study #1464; Ashley Carrizo
Installation #155. Metropolitan Museum of Art; NYC.
NewBorn Study #1003, Lucy O'Brien