Carleton Watkins, Twin Redwoods, Palo Alto, 1870. Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Washington.
This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast features Huntington curator Jennifer A. Watts, a leading expert on Carleton Watkins. Watts contributed two essays to "Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs," which was recently published by the Getty. I reviewed the book here and included it in my 2011 top ten list here.
In this week’s draft, The Stranger art critic Jen Graves and I burrow into “Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs” to pick some favorite individual artworks. Graves reviewed the book here.