Ansel Adams in the News

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…

Picture Desk: The Faraway

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In September, I took a trip to New Mexico with a friend. The expanse of sky in the Southwest was as much of an attraction as the green-chili peach pie, and we spent a great deal of time simply staring at it. Exploring Canyon de Chelly on horseback, I watched the clouds approach and grow dark. The…

The real Ansel Adams

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Alan Ross, who knew the genius and wicked humor of the famed photographer and environmentalist, exhibits work at Laguna gallery. One of Ansel Adams' pet peeves was when Alan Ross would forget to turn off a battery-powered digital thermometer in the dark room. He communicated his displeasure about…

Adams’ ‘Masterworks’ as much history as art

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There’s going to be a point when Ansel Adams’ photographs are more valuable as historical artifacts than they are as works of art, and that point might be now. The photographs included in “Ansel Adams: Masterworks,” an exhibition currently up at the South Bend Museum of Art, are beautiful, but…