Hawaii: ‘Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams: The Hawaii Pictures’

Waterfall, No. 3, Iao Valley
Waterfall, No. 3, Iao Valley
Georgia O'Keeffe's Waterfall, No. 3, Iao Valley

Hawaii doesn’t exactly spring to mind when we think of Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams, but that’s just because the work they did there isn’t so well known. The Honolulu Museum of Art aims to change that with Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams: The Hawaii Pictures, the first exhibition to feature work created in and about Hawaii by the two American masters. The exhibition includes a selection of painting associated with O’Keeffe’s 1939 trip to Hawaii to create illustrations for print advertisements for the Hawaiian Pineapple Co. Adam’s photographs of Hawaii include a series of national parks and pictures of the Bishop National Bank of Hawaii, now called First Hawaiian Bank.

Details: www.honolulumuseum.org or 808-532-8700.

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