Carleton Watkins, Late George Cling Peaches, 1889. Collection of the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, and also of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
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.
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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.