Ansel Adams in the News

Black, white photos come to life in Ansel Adams exhibition

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His photos are only two colors – black and white. They seem simple in this age of digitized photography. The truth, however, is the work of Ansel Adams revolutionized the craft of photography by delivering more than images but a message for a better world. Today that message will arrive at Baylor. The…

Island imagery: Ansel Adams and Georgia O'Keeffe in Hawaii

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Is a rainbow still a rainbow if it's in black and white? Or put another way, can photographs of people, manmade structures and urban settings really be by Ansel Adams? The answer is clearly yes, judging by the photographer's work in "Georgia O'Keeffe and Ansel Adams: The Hawaii Pictures,” on view…

Ansel Adams: The drama and beauty of the American West

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London (CNN) -- Famed for his rugged, immense portraits of the American West, Ansel Adams regularly tops lists of the 20th century's greatest nature photographers. Adams has won countless awards, including the highest U.S. civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In his home country, he is…

Ansel Adams' son on why the British landscape wasn't 'dramatic enough' for his father

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Michael Adams discusses why his father would have embraced digital photography but snubbed the aggressive stunts of environmental activists How glorious would the British countryside have looked through the lens of Ansel Adams? The Glenfinnan viaduct swooping through the Highlands, the ancient crags…

Dave Brubeck Receives Posthumous Grammy Nomination For 'Ansel Adams: America'

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Jazz great Dave Brubeck, who passed away yesterday, died hours before before receiving what a Grammy nomination, in the best instrumental category, for Ansel Adams: America, a symphonic piece inspired by Adams' photogoraphs that he co-wrote with his son, Chris see the full story

Ansel Adams, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich/ Cartier-Bresson: A Question of Colour, Somerset House, review

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Alastair Sooke reviews Ansel Adams at the National Maritime Museum and Cartier Bresson at Somerset House: photographs of the wilderness and city life In the world of photography, Ansel Adams (1902-84) is practically a god. On the other side of the Atlantic, his famous black-and-white photographs…

The girls of Manzanar

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One was photographed by Ansel Adams. The other wrote a best-selling memoir. Their stories still resonate.   By THERESA WALKER / THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER The girls were 7 when Executive Order 9066 uprooted their lives in Los Angeles. That April, in 1942, both ended up more…

Lecture to focus on people behind Ansel Adams images

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PORT TOWNSEND — Ansel Adams photographs provide the images. Clarence Moriwaki, president of the Bainbridge Island Japanese-American Exclusion Memorial Association, will offer the background. Moriwaki will speak at the Jefferson County Historical Society First Friday Lecture in the Port Townsend…