OPENS: Fotofolio

June 27, 2015 all-day

Ansel Adams, Paul Strand, and Edward Weston and his son Brett each produced significant, limited-edition portfolios for the mid-20th century’s burgeoning photography market, while Minor White assembled “sequences”— painstakingly assembled and periodically reworked groupings of photographs. FOTOFOLIO brings together four portfolios and one sequence in a single exhibition, charting each artist’s motivations surrounding image selection, production, and order. These complete portfolios and sequence, displayed as originally assembled, encourage visitors to experience the photographic suites in their entirety and discover new relationships among the works.

Organized by the Portland Art Museum and curated by Julia Dolan, Ph.D., The Minor White Curator of Photography.


The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for lectures. All restrooms have accessible stalls but no power doors. There are single-stall all-gender bathrooms available. Please ask staff for directions.

We will do our best to accommodate your needs when you arrive, however, we need 2-3 weeks advance notice for some specific requests. Please email requests to, or call 503-226-2811.