|Whiskey Drinking Troubadour by Ikuo Salley, Ansel Adams: At the Water’s Edge and Old New World by Mary Macpherson|
Published by the Peabody Essex Museum, Ansel Adams: At the Water’s Edge explores the prolific landscape photographer’s fascination with water. From famous imagery of Old Faithful to lesser-known photographs, At the Water’s Edge helps expand the artist’s well-known and extensive catalogue. Here the viewer is given examples of Adams’ deep fascination with water and how he chooses to represent it through his highly stylized printing process.
Old New World by Mary Macpherson contains an engaging series of urban landscapes that attempt to examine the cultural shift from traditional New Zealand to a modern New Zealand. By showcasing the country’s new prosperity and development in a contemporary and at times clever fashion, Macphersion has given the viewer a direct insight into a society’s sudden transition.