Ansel Adams in the News

Four generations of Weston photography hit the National Steinbeck Center

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Some families pass down heirlooms. Others pass down first names. The Westons pass down photography – or rather, an eye for photography. That’s Weston as in Edward Weston, the acclaimed 20th century photographer. He, like his friend Ansel Adams, was famous for his crisp black and white images and…

How 'Moonrise, Hernandez' Came to Be One of the Iconic Photographs of the 20th Century

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Driving back to Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 31, 1941, after what had been a disappointing day for picture-taking, photographer Ansel Adams (1902-84) brought his car to an abrupt stop, yelling to his companions to bring him his tripod, exposure meter and other photographic equipment so that he could…

Why You Can't Miss the New Jackson Pollock & Ansel Adams Exhibits

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1. This is the first appearance of Ansel Adams artwork at the Getty. This exhibition is the first time Adams’ internationally recognized landscape photographs will be showcased at the Getty Museum. The showcase also honors Adams on the 30th anniversary of his passing. 2. Adams himself curated…

Lou's Views: Pictures perfect Ansel Adams

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When you think about Ansel Adams, the images likely to come to mind are his breathtaking Yosemite Park landscape photographs, where incredible depth of field and stark black and white give nature a timeless majesty. Of course, these are the essential images that anchor the Eiteljorg Museum of American…

Ansel Adams - a Lifetime Portfolio Coming to the Eiteljorg Museum March 1

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More than 80 images represent the best of Adams’ prolific career. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Before he became known as the creator of some of the most influential photographs ever taken, Ansel Adams was a restless teenager with a simple Kodak camera. It was a 1916 family…

Pineapple expressionism: Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams in Hawaii

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Asked to name a state particularly associated with the painter Georgia O’Keeffe, most people would point without hesitation to New Mexico, and particularly to the high desert region surrounding her residences at Ghost Ranch and in Abiquiú. The same question about the photographer Ansel Adams would…

The Knoxville Museum of Art presents photographs by Ansel Adams

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KNOXVILLE – The Knoxville Museum of Art presents Sight and Feeling: Photographs by Ansel Adams January 31-May 4, 2014. This exhibition of 23 prints by Ansel Adams emphasizes the role of the artist’s intuitive and emotional response to the landscape in the creation of his powerful and enduring…

In the Footsteps of Ansel Adams

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Decades ago, the legendary photographer trained his camera's eye on the University of California campuses and took hundreds of shots of UCLA. Much has changed since then — and much has not. Fifty years ago, a bearded man with a Hasselblad stood on UCLA’s North Campus, his camera pointed at the new…