Exhibition reveals the more fluid side of Ansel Adams
The photography of Ansel Adams is so sturdily composed, so enduringly right that it can feel like the aesthetic equivalent of granite.
(“Reflections at Mono Lake, California,” 1948.)
FRAME BY FRAME
Chinese ivory gone berserk
- “Concentric Spheres,” on display at Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, is marvelous, but conjures a feeling of head-scratching, eye-rubbing dismay.
(COURTESY PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM/CHIP VAN DYKE)
‘Shapeshifting’ exhibit puts Native American art in a new light
- “Shapeshifting: Transformations in Native American Art,” opening to the public tomorrow at the PEM, treats native art as art, intending to shake up how we see the work of its creators through the years.
PEM to host tasting of historic beers
- A beer tasting in an art museum? Indeed. The Peabody Essex Museum in Salem will host a tasting of ancient and historic beers on Thursday, Aug. 11, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.