Ansel Adams in the News

The Way We Take Photos Has Changed, But What Ansel Adams Brought To The Craft Hasn't

By Robin Lubbock https://www.wbur.org/artery Leaning close into Ansel Adams' photograph "Canyon de Chelly National Monument," created in 1942, I saw the fine dark outline of a tree, far away, down by the river. It was so clear, and so sharp, I felt like I could reach out my hand and gently lift it from…

Ansel Adams: The Early Years, at the Longmont Museum

The Longmont Museum’s latest exhibit Ansel Adams: Early Works launched Friday, Jan. 28, 2019 with an opening reception, complete with appetizers, a cash bar and live music on the Museum’s own Shigeru Kawai piano. Cocktail attire was requested, and many attendees complied..

Ansel Adams in a New Light

The National Parks are in partial shutdown. But America’s wilderness shines in a show at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston that reveals how human intervention has changed purple mountains’ majesty.   By Vicki Goldberg - The New York Times January 17, 2019 BOSTON — Ah, wilderness!…

An Astronomer Solves a 70-Year-Old Ansel Adams Mystery

Ansel Adams was a genius with a camera, but he wasn’t so great about taking notes. The famous 20th century landscape photographer did not keep careful records of the dates he took his photos, leading to some debate over the origin period of certain images, including Denali and Wonder Lake (below),…

Stunning Ansel Adams print of Golden Gate before the bridge could fetch $250K at auction

An original Ansel Adams photograph showing a San Francisco scene that hasn't existed in nearly 85 years is hitting the auction block for the first time. "The Golden Gate Before the Bridge" will go up for sale at Bonhams in New York on Monday. It depicts a wild and natural Golden Gate without its celebrated…

Ansel Adams worked to help less fortunate

Son recalls father’s support for Japanese-Americans in WWII; to give talk in Port Hadlock Full article at http://www.ptleader.com/arts/ansel-adams-worked-to-help-less-fortunate/article_e1078706-a307-11e7-a62e-3fa1b8c695e0.html When Japanese-Americans were forcibly relocated and interned at camps…

Ansel Adams exhibition, programming come to region

TRAVERSE CITY — Ragnar “Rags” Avery knew just where to turn for advice when he received his first real camera as a college graduation gift. “At that time Ansel Adams was extremely popular,” said Avery, a business development consultant and amateur landscape photographer from Kalkaska. “I…

Quick Read: Crooked Tree focuses on Ansel Adams all summer

After years of planning, the Crooked Tree Arts Center in Petoskey will soon open “Ansel Adams: Masterworks,” an exhibit comprising 47 images from Ansel Adams and one portrait of Adams by James Alinder, in its Bonfield and Gilbert galleries. Sheila Ruen, galleries director, said there is a whole…