ANSEL ADAMS IN THE NEWS

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From Jacksonville to Ansel Adams: David Johnson’s unlikely journey

by Matt Soergel – Jacksonville.com September 14, 2014

A man’s life cannot be summed up in 10 words. After all, those words, etched in concrete at a San Francisco plaza, only hint at the unlikely journey taken by their subject: “David Johnson, photographer and photojournalist. He studied with Ansel Adams.” Johnson was born in segregated Jacksonville in 1926, given up by his parents, […]

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10 Reasons The Wilderness Act Was One Of The Best Ideas Ever

by Katherine Boehrer – The Huffington Post September 3, 2014

The Wilderness Act turns 50 this week, marking the anniversary of the preservation of some of our most treasured national lands. Passed in 1964, the Wilderness Act established the National Wilderness Preservation System and created the first official wilderness areas. When it was signed into law by President Johnson, the act designated 54 places spanning […]

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Eastern playing host to Ansel Adams exhibit

by Eastern Illinois University August 29, 2014

CHARLESTON — The Tarble Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University is opening the new academic year with exhibitions by American master Ansel Adams and by the EIU Art faculty. “Ansel Adams: Masterworks” is on view through Oct. 19 in the Tarble’s east main galleries. Adams (1902-84) is one of the most acclaimed American artists of […]

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

by Cat Vasko – KCET.org August 18, 2014

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. Below, eight of his […]

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An ultra-rare opportunity to own a piece of photographic history You could quite easily argue that Ansel Adams is one of, if not the most, famous American photographer of all time. Which is what makes it so exciting that one of his cameras is now up for auction, giving people a chance to bid on […]

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Ansel Adams’ handpicked collection at Arlington Museum of Art

by ELIZABETH HAMILTON – The Dallas Morning News June 27, 2014

In 1979, the iconic American photographer Ansel Adams selected 70 of what he believed to be his best photographs, printed them himself and compiled the silver gelatin prints into a single collection. This summer, visitors to the Arlington Museum of Art have a chance to see his work for themselves. “To see what the artist […]

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Early photos pivotal in Yosemite’s preservation as national park

by GENE ROSE – Fresno Bee June 17, 2014

In all likelihood, James Hutchings never anticipated the revolution he set in motion. Back in the mid-1850s, the pioneer publisher had explored a remote Sierra Nevada wonderland known as Yosemite, and he extolled its scenery. But readers regarded the illustrations of towering cliffs and thundering waterfalls as exaggerations. So Hutchings brought Sacramento photographer Charles Weed […]

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Ansel Adams images on display in Myrtle Beach

by Associated Press June 10, 2014

MYRTLE BEACH, SC -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 of Peoria, Illinois in affiliation with the […]

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Ansel Adams’ photos helps summer exhibits shine in Myrtle Beach area

by Steve Palisin – spalisin@thesunnews.com June 6, 2014

See what made music to Ansel Adams’ eyes in a newly opened special exhibit at Myrtle Beach’s oceanview art museum. Having “Classic Images: Photography by Ansel Adams” through Sept. 21 has even prompted later hours at the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum on four days per week from mid-June until mid-August. This is […]

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Display interprets ‘Fragile Waters’

by Dan Kane – CantonRep.com entertainment editor June 5, 2014

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 force of nature. There are images of […]

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