- Reporter's Notebook: Arctic Photos Politicized at the Smithsonian
Subhankar Banerjee spent 14 months shooting the Alaskan wilderness. The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History planned to exhibit his photographs in a prime location, just off its main rotunda. But Banerjee, whose images appear in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land, says that when Senator Barbara Boxer used one of his images to illustrate her opposition to the Alaskan oil drilling controversy, the museum moved the exhibit.
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