Ansel Adams – Photography from the Mountains to the Sea


Water was one of the favourite subjects of the great American photographer Ansel Adams (1902-84), best known for his detailed black-and-white landscapes that capture the epic spaces of the US continent. The museum brings the spectacular work of this brilliant pioneering modernist to Australian audiences, combining famous images with lesser-known works that focus on the artist’s exploration of water in all its forms. Full of energy and dynamism, Adams’ photographs of mountains, clouds and waterfalls, seascapes, bays and tide pools, provide a fresh perspective on a celebrated photographer.

4 July to 8 December 2013
Australian National Maritime Museum
Exhibition only: Adult $15, child/concession $10
Big Ticket: Adult $25, child $15, concession $10, family $65

Image credit: Photograph by Ansel Adams, Collection Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, © The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust