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Market Snapshot: Ansel Adams

by Chloe Wyma, Art.Net November 5, 2014

Ansel Adams American (1902–1984) Robert Mann Gallery Landscape photographer and environmental activist Ansel Adams’s lucid black and white photographs of the American wilderness helped establish photography as a legitimate art form. A half-century later, there is still an unimpeachable interest in his work at virtually any price point. “Ansel’s work seems to be sort of […]

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Edward Weston portrait of Ansel Adams, 1943

Group f.64. By Mary Street Alinder.Bloomsbury; 399 pages; $35 and £22.99. “THE camera should be used for a recording of life, for rendering the very substance and quintessence of the thing itself, whether it be polished steel or palpitating flesh.” So wrote Edward Weston, an American photographer who would go on to be recognised as […]

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Yosemite National Park, California – Yosemite National Park and The Ansel Adams Gallery sponsored a Gateway Expressions Student Art and Poetry Contest in September of this year. The park received a record 230 submissions from local community schools. Artwork was divided into categories and winning pieces were selected by park staff and park partners. Winning […]

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Ansel Adams Vintage Photographs

by The Ansel Adams Gallery September 17, 2014

“Vintage” is a term in photography that has both a very specific meaning, and unfortunately a slightly ambiguous definition when putting it into practice. A “vintage” print is a print that is made around the time the negative was made, which is pretty clear. The question becomes, if a negative was made in 1927, would […]

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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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A Unique Offer in Fine Art Photography – William Neill

by The Ansel Adams Gallery August 4. 2014

  The Ansel Adams Gallery is thrilled to offer its collectors, friends and fellow art lovers, a chance to participate in a unique opportunity. From time to time on our website, we will be featuring a never-before-printed image (or three) from one of our distinguished Gallery artists at a discounted price, prior to its availability within […]

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Monolith Face of Half Dome

Just released as a Modern Replica in Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the signing of the Yosemite Grant. Monolith, the Face of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, 1927 by Ansel Adams   About Monolith, the Face of Half Dome (from Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs) At the age of 14, Adams first recorded the Yosemite […]

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June 30th 150th Anniversary Celebration Events

by The Ansel Adams Gallery June 26, 2014

We hope you can join us for 150th Anniversary Events in Yosemite, hosted by both The Ansel Adams Gallery and the National Park Service. On June 30, 1864, amid the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act to protect Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove. From the beginning, this act was a legacy […]

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Above: Merced River and Lower Brother, Yosemite, 1991 by Jeffrey Conley. All rights reserved.

The Ansel Adams Gallery is thrilled to offer its collectors, friends and fellow art lovers, a chance to participate in a unique opportunity. From time to time on our website, we will be featuring a never-before-printed, hand-made image from one of our distinguished Gallery artists at a discounted price, prior to its availability within the […]

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A Quiet Day in The Mariposa Grove by Mike Reeves For April’s post I wanted to show an image I took under what could be called making the best of a bad situation. In April 2012 I had been enjoying lunch along the river when I unfortunately cracked a tooth on what I was eating. […]

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