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Maroon Bells, near Aspen Colorado 1951 by Ansel Adams

In Rare Form: Maroon Bells – An Ansel Adams Original Photograph

by The Ansel Adams Gallery – Fine Prints February 9, 2015

In his introduction to the book, “The Portfolios of Ansel Adams,” John Szarkowski states that Adams’ images reveal “not (for example) a mountain, but a concept of one way a mountain might be [represented].”  They don’t just relay the objective fitness of the subject itself but the underlying promise of it. Later in the same […]

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Ansel Adams’ Son to Open Photo Exhibit’s West Coast Premiere

by Ken Stone – Times of San Diego February 5, 2015

The son of Ansel Adams, whose photos helped expand the national park system, will attend the opening festivities of the West Coast premiere of “Fragile Waters.” The traveling display of 119 photographs, many not previously exhibited, will be at the Maritime Museum of San Diego and feature black and white images by environmentalists Adams, Ernest H. […]

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An Endearing Light – An Online Exhibit of Mark Citret Photography

by Evan Russel, Curator – The Ansel Adams Gallery January 22, 2015

More information/Purchase Mark Citret’s Photographs Art by its very nature is frequently at odds with the status quo. This friction stems from the way good art dares to suggest different ways of seeing an order (or beauty) in the proverbial chaos of being. And while the prospect of order would never be turned away at […]

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Ansel Adams in Yosemite - Celebrating the Park at 150

“Ansel Adams in Yosemite Valley: Celebrating the Park at 150” by Peter Galassi, with photographs by Ansel Adams (Little, Brown and Company, 204 pages, in stores) From age 14, photographer and conservationist Ansel Adams (1902–1984) visited Yosemite Valley annually. Adams once said: “Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and […]

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Signed Ansel Adams Poster - Winter Sunrise, from Lone Pine $925

New Acquisitions – Three Signed Ansel Adams Posters

by The Ansel Adams Gallery December 13, 2014

We have acquired a few copies of three posters that have been signed by Ansel Adams to promote the new edition of the photography books. Published in the early 1980s…

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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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