Alfred A. Monner, "Sand Dunes Along the Columbia River with the Snow-Capped Peak of Mt. Hood in the Distance," 1934
Wild Beauty: Photographs of the Columbia River Gorge 1867-1957
opens this weekend at PAM. The exhibition features roughly 250 historic photographs that illustrate "the majesty of the Columbia River Gorge through nine decades of profound transformation." Check the exhibition website
for related lectures and events.
Exhibition • October 4, 2008 - January 11, 2009
Portland Art Museum
• 1219 SW Park • 503.226.2811
Also coming soon to PAM: Making Merry: The Circus and Carnival in Graphic Art
. October 11, 2008 - January 4, 2009. More details can be found on the exhibition page
Just saw the show, I cannot stress how important this survey of Columbia River Gorge photgraphy is.
Another stroke of genuis is the Flikr site for people to upload their current day versions... PAM created a map so people can actively participate by seeing and recording how these sites have changed/not changed.
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