Entries by The Ansel Adams Gallery

Martino Hoss: Yosemite’s Inner Light

Our gallery is excited to present an ethereal body of work by multimedia artist Martio Hoss, an artist with a deep and rich tie to Yosemite National Park. In an interview with our gallery, Martino shares stories of his greatest inspiration—his grandmother, pivotal moments that informed his artistic career, and the essence of Yosemite he is able to capture in the luminous medium of pastel on copper.

Upcoming Exhibition: Martino Hoss “Yosemite Title”

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Meeting House, Davenport

About this photograph – “Meeting House, Davenport”, c.1970, Polaroid, 3.5 x 4.5 inches (center) St. Vincent De Paul Church, in Davenport, was built in 1914 entirely of cement from the local Santa Cruz Portland Cement Company, which had been established in 1906. Ansel Adams made the church famous when he took the photograph above with a […]

Gravestone and Church, Chinese Camp

About this photograph: Travel back in time to Gold Rush country with Ansel Adams and his portrayal of yet another marvelous photograph of California history. Located in Tuolumne county, right outside of Yosemite National Park, St. Francis Xavier, was built in 1855 toward the end of the Gold Rush. The region became known as Chinese Camp […]

Gottardo Piazzoni in his Studio

About this photograph: Piazzoni was a Swiss-born American landscape painter, muralist and sculptor of Italian heritage, and a key member of the school of Northern California artists in the early 1900s. Born in Intragna, Switzerland, Piazzoni moved at the age of 15 to his father’s dairy farm in the Carmel Valley. He studied at the prestigious […]

Ansel Adams, Yosemite Facelift, and the Spirit of Conservation

For Ansel Adams, few landscapes held the creative potential of Yosemite National Park. Though he photographed many thousands of miles of America’s wilderness during his prolific career, Yosemite remained his particular passion and artistic muse. The photographs he made there—of rugged El Capitan, the iconic Moon and Half Dome, and many, many more—are some of […]