Georgia O'Keeffe and Orville Cox by Ansel Adams

Picture Desk: The Faraway

by Siobhan Bohnacker, The New Yorker Blog December 17, 2013

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 […]


The real Ansel Adams

by Rhea Mahbubani, Laguna Beach Coastline Pilot November 27, 2013

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 the batteries wearing out by leaving notes […]


In a city where support of the visual arts seems spotty at times, there’s nothing like the convergence of name recognition and photography. Well, and quality. Exhibit A: The recent touring show of works by famed American photographer Ansel Adams at Baylor University’s Martin Museum of Art. The exhibition of black-and-white prints ran for nine […]


Adams’ ‘Masterworks’ as much history as art

by Evan Gillespie – South Bend Tribune Correspondent November 21, 2013

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 the collection speaks as much […]


Ansel Adams Galley in Yosemite offers variety of photography workshops

by Debbie Croft, Merced Sun-Star November 1, 2013

The Ansel Adams Gallery is in the hub of Yosemite Valley. Surrounded by spectacular views of iconic cliffs and falls, what began as a studio of the famed photographer has since become a destination for Adams aficionados from around the world. For the serious photographer, what better way to learn than one-on-one with a professional? […]


Students invited to celebrate Yosemite with art, poetry

by Sun-Star staff October 22, 2013

YOSEMITE — Scenic wonders of Yosemite National Park often inspire artists and poets. Now, public school students from gateway communities to Yosemite are invited to enter a contest celebrating park features, their creativity and inspiration. The park and Ansel Adams Gallery are sponsoring the Gateway Expressions Student Art and Poetry Contest, open to all students […]

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Ansel Adams next big draw for Hyde

by Bill Toscano – September 16, 2013

GLENS FALLS — After a hugely successful summer show of the works of one 20th century American icon, The Hyde Collection will turn to another in a show that opens early next year. As staff members of The Hyde work with representatives of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum of Sante Fe, N.M. dismantle the “Modern Nature: […]


Ansel Adams Museum Set Acquired by Scripps College

by Claremont, Calif. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 September 12, 2013

Visitors will have the opportunity to see some of “Museum Set” in Scripps College’s Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery’s upcoming exhibition, “Focus on Photography: Building a Collection at Scripps,” which runs from Oct. 26 through Dec. 15. Claremont, Calif. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 A spectacular grouping of Ansel Adams photographs now enhances the Scripps College art […]


Black, white photos come to life in Ansel Adams exhibition

by Paula Ann Solis, Staff Writer, Baylor Lariat September 10, 2013

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 Martin Museum of […]

AnselAdams_Buddhist Grave Marketings and Rainbow, Paia, Maui, Hawaii

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

by Jeanne Cooper, Special to SFGate June 21, 2013

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 July 18 through Jan. 12, […]