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"Carleton Watkins: Picturing Yosemite" historian Tyler Green in a livestream presentation
On March 25, from 6 to 7 p.m., the Grace Hudson Museum presents art critic and historian Tyler Green in a livestream presentation titled “Carleton Watkins: Picturing Yosemite.”
Article by Roberta Werdinger
It details the fascinating and little-known history of how photography brought awareness to the American public of both the horrors of the Civil War and the splendors of Yosemite; how a coterie of activists and thinkers from the American Northeast brought their culture to the new state of California and changed the course of its politics; and how this new thinking, along with seismic shifts in social, artistic and environmental awareness culminated in PresidentView more