Ansel Adams at 100 Review

If there is one photographer known widely to the general public it is Ansel Adams (1902-1984), whose photographs of the western United States landscape, particularly those of the magnificent Yosemite Valley, have been etched into the consciousness of several  ...

Photo San Francisco 2001

There's a special exhilaration to attending exhibits at Fort Mason's Herbst Pavillion, a large pier from which troops embarked on their way to the Pacific in World War II. Withs views of San Francisco Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge  ...

Henry Moore: Sculpting the 20th Century

Celebrating Moore: Works from the Collection of the Henry Moore Foundation (1998), David Mitchinson, editor Art must be seen in the flesh, as it were. The best digital photos online don't give the viewer a clue  ...

Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza – Madrid

Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza was one of the heirs to the great Thyssen steel fortune and is a canny capitalist in his own right. (The Thyssen company was merged into the Krupp industrial empire in 1999.) The Baron is  ...

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao – Frank O. Gehry

Driving in from the airport, topping a rise, central Bilbao comes into view, nestled in a valley on the River Nervion, which isn't a river actually, but an estuary wending in from the Atlantic coast. What captures the attention  ...

Museo Nacional del Prado – Madrid

an outstanding catalogue of the painting collection, published by the museum Mythology & History in the Great Paintings of the Prado (1998), Rosa Lopez Torrijos The main building that houses the  ...