Ansel Adams in the News

8 Ansel Adams Photos of L.A.'s Changing Food World in the 1940s

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In 1939, Fortune magazine asked Ansel Adams to get some photos of the burgeoning aviation industry in L.A. Like any good photographer, however, Adams found his attention wandering, and wound up with 217 photos of everyday life in the city, which he would later donate to the Los Angeles Public Library.…

Display interprets 'Fragile Waters'

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Art show celebrates Ansel Adams and 'softest of elements which carves the land' Water, precious water, is the unifying theme of a new photography exhibition at the Massillon Museum. The 117 black and white photographs filling the main-floor gallery explore water as a resource, a habitat and a…

72 Ansel Adams images on display in Myrtle Beach

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - A collection of iconic images by nature photographer Ansel Adams is going display in Myrtle Beach. The exhibit opens at the Burroughs and Chapin Art Museum on Tuesday and continues through Sept. 21. A touring exhibit is from the Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences…

Ansel Adams exhibit shows the artist’s great works

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There is a small bridge on Sentinel Drive in Yosemite National Park that, on any given summer evening, will be crowded with photographers. The ones on the front row staked out their position midday, willing to wait hours until the late-afternoon light washes over the majestic granite slab of Half Dome,…

Internment of Japanese-Americans, Seen Through The Lens Of Ansel Adams

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Ansel Adams is renowned for his stunning, black-and-white photographs of landscapes in the American West. But, in 1943, he documented one of the most shameful events in U.S. history. In commemoration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Library of Congress (LOC) blog directs readers to an online…

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…