• Steam and ash eruption, from Muddy Creek mudflow, 5.5 miles southeast of Mount St. Helens, 1982. Frank Gohlke (American, born 1942). Gelatin silver print; 17 3/4 x 27 1/2 in. © Frank Gohlke / courtesy: Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • Inside Mount St. Helens cater, base of lava dome on the left, 1983. Frank Gohlke (American, born 1942). Gelatin silver print; 45.30 x 55.90 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of museum members in 1989 1989.433
  • Old clear-cut surrounded by blown-down trees, Clearwater Creek Valley, 9 miles northeast of Mount St. Helens, 1981. Frank Gohlke (American, born 1942). Gelatin silver print; 45.50 x 56.40 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase with a grant from the NEA and matched by contributions from museum members in 1989 1989.432
  •  Mount St. Helens from approximately 6 miles west of the mountain, 1981. Frank Gohlke (American, born 1942). Gelatin silver print; 29 1/8 x 33 1/8 in. © Frank Gohlke / courtesy: Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • Silt containment dam breached by mudflow from March 1982 eruption, 16 miles northwest of Mount St. Helens, 1982. Frank Gohlke (American, born 1942). Gelatin silver print; 25 x 29 in. © Frank Gohlke / courtesy: Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • Mount St. Helens, rim, crater, and lava dome, 1982. Frank Gohlke (American, born 1942). Gelatin silver print; 37 7/8 x 43 5/8 in. © Frank Gohlke / courtesy: Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • Blown down and standing dead trees at edge of impact zone, 4 miles west of Mount St. Helens, 1982. Frank Gohlke (American, born 1942). Gelatin silver print; 25 x 29 in. © Frank Gohlke / courtesy: Howard Greenberg Gallery
  • Elk Rock, Mount St. Helens,Washington, 1981. Emmet Gowin  (American, born 1941). Gelatin silver print; 11 x 14 in. © Emmet and Edith Gowin; courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
  • Ash from Mount St. Helens at the confluence of the Cowlitz and Columbia Rivers, Washington, 1984. Emmet Gowin (American, born 1941). Gelatin silver print; 11 x 14 in. © Emmet and Edith Gowin; courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
  • Debris flow at the northern base of Mount St. Helens, looking south, Washington, 1983. Emmet Gowin (American, born 1941). Gelatin silver print; 11 x 14 in. © Emmet and Edith Gowin; courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
  • Braided streams of the Toutle River west of Mount St. Helens,Washington, 1981. Emmet Gowin (American, born 1941). Gelatin silver print; 11 x 14 in. © Emmet and Edith Gowin; courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
  • Spirit Lake and Mount St. Helens,Washington, 1983. Emmet Gowin (American, born 1941). Gelatin silver print; 11 x 14 in. © Emmet and Edith Gowin; courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
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American Vesuvius: The Aftermath of Mount St. Helens by Frank Gohlke and Emmet Gowin

Sunday, January 13, 2013 to Sunday, June 2, 2013
Photography Gallery

This exhibition is made possible through the support of Nesnadny + Schwartz.

The Cleveland Museum of Art is generously funded by Cuyahoga County residents through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this exhibition with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.