Synopses & Reviews
Ansel Adams and Georgia O'Keeffe first met
in Taos, New Mexico, in 1929. She was already an established artist, while he was at the beginning of his career. Their friendship lasted for the rest of their lives.
GEORGIA O'KEEFE AND ANSEL ADAMS: NATURAL AFFINITIES suggests parallels in their distinctive visions of both natural and human-made environments and illustrates the artists' achievements in capturing the reality and essence of the world around them. More than 100 beautifully reproduced paintings and photographs are accompanied by critical essays on Adams and O'Keeffe and a biographical essay on the friendship between Adams, O'Keeffe, and Alfred Stieglitz.
This collection of O'Keeffe and Adams's works suggests parallels in their distinctive visions and illustrates the artists' achievements in capturing the reality and essence of the world around them.
About the Author
Barbara Buhler Lynes is the curator of the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and the author of numerous exhibition catalogues, essays, and books on O'Keeffe's work, including the Catalogue Raisonne. Anne Hammond is the guest curator of the exhibition entitled "Georgia'OKeeffe and Ansel Adams: Natural Affinities" and the author of Ansel Adams: Divine Performance. Journalist, documentary filmmaker, and critic Richard B. Woodward writes frequently about the arts for The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Sandra S. Phillips is the curator of photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.