Ansel Adams Exhibit Highlights Importance of Conservation

The Lane Collection © The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust, courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Iconic landscape photographer Ansel Adams will be in the spotlight at the de Young Museum starting April 8. The Ansel Adams in Our Time exhibition is bringing together more than 100 of Adams’ works and putting him in dialogue with both contemporary artists and those who influenced him. Speaking to the importance of conservation and wilderness preservation, the exhibition showcases the San Francisco native’s work in thematic sections, opening up conversations about the relationship between photography and environmentalism.