Welcome to the Earth Now blog! With the launch of the online preview and continuing through the run of the exhibition (April 8−October 9, 2011), curator Katherine Ware will write on a variety of topics related to the show.

Big Blue Marble

Perhaps one of the most powerful environmental photographs ever taken is a gorgeous color view of earth from space, captured on December 7, 1972, by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft during its man. . .

Photographic Matchmaking

Last week I was in Portland, Oregon, participating in a spring ritual that is peculiar to the photography world, the monster portfolio review. Reviewing portfolios is common enough, sure, but I am tal. . .

Earth Day, 2011

Earth Day, 2011 Lift us up Lift up the world With your thoughts With your deeds With your love. . .

Growth

It is springtime and photographs are blossoming on the walls of the New Wing galleries here. You may have hear. . .

Photo Books

One of the things I got interested in while working on Earth Now is how photographs in books, calendars, and other publications reached a broad audience and stimulated interest in environmental conser. . .

East of Eden

In contrast to Ansel Adams and Eliot Porter, the photographer Mark Klett started showing evidence of people in his pictures of the natural world: a shadow, a cup, a car, a hiking boot. We all know tha. . .

What Can Art Do?

Do not stop sharing your ideas about beauty, but. . .

Beauty is Truth...

Beauty is truth, truth beauty In working on Earth Now,. . .

Big Questions

In this online preview, we present you with a selection of work by twelve artists in the show whose images have some connection t. . .

Curator’s Blog

I moved to New Mexico two years ago to step in as the curator of photography at the New Mexico Museum of Art, a position formerly held by my predecessor, Steve Yates. I love New Mexico and I used to v. . .

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