Ansel Adams

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RISD’s ‘America In View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now’

In 1975, the George Eastman House in Rochester, New York, opened a landmark exhibit, "New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape."
The Big Country
By GREG COOK  |  November 09, 2012

SLIDESHOW: Ansel Adams at the Peabody Essex Museum

Peabody Essex Museum exhibitis photography by Ansel Adams from June 9, 2012 through October 8, 2012.
"At the water's edge" | June 9, 2012 – October 8, 2012
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 15, 2012

P.E.M. misses Ansel Adams's big picture

In the last gallery of "Ansel Adams: At the Water's Edge" (at the Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, through October 8 on their site) hang three impressively giant photographs.
By GREG COOK  |  June 15, 2012

The Seeker

Salvatore Mancini has photographed factories along the Blackstone River Valley to record a local history of the Industrial Revolution.
 Salvatore Mancini’s quest for elemental connections
By GREG COOK  |  June 25, 2010

Modern times

Does Jen Mergel's appointment mean that the MFA is getting serious about contemporary art?
Does Jen Mergel's appointment mean that the MFA is getting serious about contemporary art?
By GREG COOK  |  January 08, 2010

Wild about Harry

What I want to do — what most photographers want to do — is write Harry Callahan a love letter. At the very least, he deserves an elaborate thank-you note for innovating or validating 80 percent of the successful photographs we ever took.
Trailblazing along a narrow path
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  December 11, 2009

Our digital landscape

The 2009 Boston Cyberarts Fest
The 2009 Boston Cyberarts Fest
By GREG COOK  |  May 01, 2009

Our digital landscape

The installation Children of Arcadia convinced me that the 2009 Boston Cyberarts Festival isn’t going to suck.
The 2009 Boston Cyberarts Fest
By GREG COOK  |  May 01, 2009

Digital language at the PRC

How important would you say Ansel Adams is to the modern trends of digital art? If your first inclination is to answer, "Not at all," you're probably right.
"Syntax," at Boston University's Photographic Resource Center
By EVAN J. GARZA  |  March 11, 2009

Not the only ones

For the February 1 start of its fiscal year, the Portland Museum of Art laid off six people — three of them full-time staffers.
Portland Museum of Art in financial trouble
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 11, 2009

Road trips

In the fall of 1883, Isabella Stewart Gardner — more than a decade before she would develop her museum on Boston’s Fenway — traveled to China.
Luisa does Isabella in China, Gohlke does America
By GREG COOK  |  July 01, 2008


Scenes from childhood

His head is bowed and his eyes are closed. It was three days before he was gunned down at Harlem’s Audubon Ballroom.
The DeCordova’s classic kids photos, plus Pixnit’s graffiti, and Malcolm X
By GREG COOK  |  February 12, 2008
Okbari list photo

Oud, la la

Okbari’s Amos Libby and Eric LaPerna have followed their debut release with a self-titled sophomore effort, to be released this weekend with a night of Middle Eastern music at SPACE.
Okbari’s sophomore effort makes the exotic accessible
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  May 24, 2006

Massive attack

A fat house, a fat car . . . no, this isn’t necessarily a disparaging comment on the current state of the American dream.
Wurm and Walker at the Rose, American photography at the Addison, Malpede and Fletcher at MIT
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  April 18, 2006