Thursday, September 13, 2007

Ansel's Art at the Corcoran

September 15, 2007 — January 27, 2008Ansel Adams

On Saturday, the Corcoran Gallery of Art will open an exhibition by famed photographer Ansel Adams. The photographs showcase Adams’ extraordinary range and span the length of his six-decade career. The exhibition features a broad range of Adams’ work with more than 125 images from The Lane Collection. Adams was skilled in documenting people and cities and breathtaking scenes from nature.

Ansel Adams arrives at the Corcoran after an international tour with stops at the Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts in Japan; the New Orleans Museum of Art, Louisiana; the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, Canada; and the Detroit Institute of Arts in Michigan making D.C. its home until the end of January. Ansel Adams is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, which hosts The Lane Collection under the supervision of Karen Haas, curator of The Lane Collection.

Tickets to Ansel Adams cost $14 for adults, $12 for seniors/military and $10 for students. Exhibition ticket prices include Ansel Adams, Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life 1990—2005 (opening October 13, 2007) and general admission.

The Corcoran Gallery of Art
500 17th St., N.W.
Washington, DC

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