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 […]

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‘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 […]


Lou’s Views: Pictures perfect Ansel Adams

by Lou Harry March 1, 2014

When you think about Ansel Adams, the images likely to come to mind are his breathtaking Yosemite Park landscape photographs, where incredible depth of field and stark black and white give nature a timeless majesty. Of course, these are the essential images that anchor the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art’s new show, […]

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The best of Ansel Adams at the Eiteljorg

by Will Higgins, February 26, 2014

It’s the 25-year-old museum’s third Adams show. The last one set attendance records. Works by Ansel Adams, the venerated photographer of the American West, are back at the Eiteljorg Museum. Some 80 of his photos, the ones he personally selected as his best (out of the tens of thousands he produced), will go on display […]


KMA Unveils a New Exhibition of Ansel Adams’ Photographs

by Heather Joyner Spica, February 19, 2014

Work by the 20th-century photography titan Ansel Adams is so familiar to so many people that it can be taken for granted. Nevertheless, relatively few gallery-goers have seen more than a few images from Adams’ sole foray into the southern Appalachian mountains in the fall of 1948. Sight and Feeling, a newly opened exhibition at […]


More than 80 images represent the best of Adams’ prolific career. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Before he became known as the creator of some of the most influential photographs ever taken, Ansel Adams was a restless teenager with a simple Kodak camera. It was a 1916 family vacation in the Yosemite Valley that […]

Moonrise, Hernandez by Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams photos in Springfield

by Brett Turner, Contributing Writer, Springfield News Sun February 12, 2014

Museum of Art exhibit opens on Friday. It’s easy to take photographs for granted when we can take a high definition picture on a cell phone. Nearly a century ago, Ansel Adams established himself as one of the top early photographers, capturing natural beauty and became a pioneer in raising photo standards. “Classic Images: Photographs […]

Crater of Haleakala by Ansel Adams

Asked to name a state particularly associated with the painter Georgia O’Keeffe, most people would point without hesitation to New Mexico, and particularly to the high desert region surrounding her residences at Ghost Ranch and in Abiquiú. The same question about the photographer Ansel Adams would doubtless invite the response of California, thanks to his […]