The Early Works Of Ansel Adams Are Highlighted In Cooperstown


Ansel Adams’ black and white photographs captured the American West with a level of sharpness and detail that seems far advanced for his time. Now, a collection of his early works will be shown at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown. Michelle Murdock, Director of Exhibitions at the Fenimore Art Museum, spoke with Crystal Sarakas about Ansel Adams and his legacy.

Ansel Adams: Early Works opens April 1 at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown. It will be on display until September 18. Find out more at

Photo Credit: Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, 1941, photograph by Ansel Adams; Vintage gelatin silver print
Collection Center for Creative Photography,University of Arizona © 2015 The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust