Ansel Adams: Early Works showcases 40 prints spanning the period from the 1920s through the ’50s by the great American landscape photographer, and “illustrates the evolution of Adams’ style.”
Photo-Secession: Painterly Masterworks of Turn-of-the-Century Photography features works from the “painterly” perspective of the “photo-secession” group, including Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen, Paul Strand and more. Pictured is Karl Struss’ Flatiron Building, Twilight (1915).
The third exhibit is Winter Light: Selections from the Collection of Thomas Clark. This show features 20-odd landscape paintings by such practitioners of the “winter light” aesthetic as Aldro Thompson Hibbard and Hobart Nichols.
Ansel Adams: Early Works and Photo-Secession open Saturday (Jan. 25) and run through April 20 in the Wood Gallery; Winter Light opens Saturday (Jan. 25) and runs through May 11 in the Hoopes Gallery of the Hyde Collection (161 Warren St., Glens Falls). For more info, visit hydecollection.org or call 792-1761.