Seeing America – Theme: Geography and Environment

Roger Minick, Woman with Scarf at Inspiration Point, Yosemite National Park (Sightseer series), 1980, dye coupler print, 38.1 x 43.18 cm, ©Roger Minick (Los Angeles County Museum of Art)
The majesty of Yosemite National Park — with Roger Minick and the woman with the scarf.

Inspiration at Yosemite

Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty, 1970, Rozel Point, Great Salt Lake, Utah (photograph taken June 2016)
Explore the role of geography and both the natural and human-made environments on social and political developments.

Geography and the environment

Edward S. Curtis, A man wearing a ceremonial mask of the Nunivak style, c. 1929, photograph (Edward S. Curtis Collection, Library of Congress)
The Yup’ik peoples, in one of the world’s coldest climates, made these ceremonial masks during the long winters.

Wearing a force of nature