Ansel Adams exhibit shows the artist’s great works

by GAILE ROBINSON – May 8, 2014

There is a small bridge on Sentinel Drive in Yosemite National Park that, on any given summer evening, will be crowded with photographers. The ones on the front row staked out their position midday, willing to wait hours until the late-afternoon light washes over the majestic granite slab of Half Dome, the object of everyone’s […]


Internment of Japanese-Americans, Seen Through The Lens Of Ansel Adams

by Mark Strauss – May 7, 2014

Ansel Adams is renowned for his stunning, black-and-white photographs of landscapes in the American West. But, in 1943, he documented one of the most shameful events in U.S. history. In commemoration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Library of Congress (LOC) blog directs readers to an online set of rare photographs that Adams donated […]


The latest photography exhibition at Phoenix Art Museum walks visitors through the five-step process involved in the creation of a photographic book. On display are fifteen books published from 1930 to 2013 by nine celebrated photographic artists including Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Richard Avedon, and W. Eugene Smith. As a vocal proponent of the photographic […]


Four generations of Weston photography hit the National Steinbeck Center

by Arvin Temkar, Monterey County Weekly March 27, 2014

Some families pass down heirlooms. Others pass down first names. The Westons pass down photography – or rather, an eye for photography. That’s Weston as in Edward Weston, the acclaimed 20th century photographer. He, like his friend Ansel Adams, was famous for his crisp black and white images and a knack for transforming ordinary objects […]


Yosemite National Park in partnership with the Ansel Adams Gallery presented the Youth In Yosemite Short Film Contest in coordination with the esteemed “Range of Light” adult film contest- “A Celebration of Yosemite Through Film.”  The youth contest was so well received declared one park ranger excitedly at the conclusion of the contest, that she […]


Photographer Jerry Uelsmann will speak about his friendship with Adams and how Adams expanded the public’s appreciation of photography and the art of darkroom printing, 2 p.m. March 30, Harn Museum of Art, 3259 Hull Road University of Florida campus. The lecture connects with the current installation titled “Masterpiece Series: Ansel Adams,” which consists of […]

Moonrise, Hernandez by Ansel Adams

Driving back to Santa Fe, New Mexico on October 31, 1941, after what had been a disappointing day for picture-taking, photographer Ansel Adams (1902-84) brought his car to an abrupt stop, yelling to his companions to bring him his tripod, exposure meter and other photographic equipment so that he could take what would become one […]

Karen Hellman

‘Best of best’ of Ansel Adams’ photos on display

by Associated Press March 17, 2014

  LOS ANGELES — During the last years of his life, Ansel Adams pored over the tens of thousands of negatives he’d carefully stored since his teens, setting aside 70 he determined would stand as his greatest works of art. Adams offered to personally print, sign and sell sets of 25 photographs from them — […]


Why You Can’t Miss the New Jackson Pollock & Ansel Adams Exhibits

by Jessica Estrada, March 13, 2014

1. This is the first appearance of Ansel Adams artwork at the Getty. This exhibition is the first time Adams’ internationally recognized landscape photographs will be showcased at the Getty Museum. The showcase also honors Adams on the 30th anniversary of his passing. 2. Adams himself curated a collection of his best work. The Getty […]

Moon and Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California

Oklahoma City Museum of Art to exhibit Ansel Adams photographs “Ansel Adams: An American Perspective” will feature nearly 60 black-and-white photographs by the revered artist. Organized by the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, the exhibit will open Saturday and remain on view through June 1. The work of one of the most revered artists […]