banner_peak_thousandislandlakeArt & Soul: SCAD Museum of Art Celebrating American Landscape Photography

July 19, 2015 / by ALLISON HERSH  – Savannah Now

With its rich beauty, endless complexity and ever-changing conditions, the landscape has both seduced and vexed photographers since the invention of the camera.

“In Passing: American Landscape Photography,” currently featured at the SCAD Museum of Art, showcases a wide range of images created by six photographers between 1938 and the present. Curated by Storm Janse van Rensburg, SCAD’s head curator of exhibitions, the show includes work by Ansel Adams, Victoria Sambunaris and Rebecca Norris Webb, as well as SCAD photography professor Tom Fischer and alumni Aaron Brumbelow and Jeff Rich.

From intimate reflection to objective documentation, “In Passing” invites the viewer to consider the fact that the American landscape exists in a constant state of flux. The show examines social and environmental changes impacting the landscape as well as the evolution of the photographic representation of the natural world…read more