Orchard with Sunbeams and Fog by Michael Frye

The Unique Exhibition of Contemporary Fine Art – Michael Frye

by Evan Russel, Curator – The Ansel Adams Gallery March 17, 2015

During the first quarter of 2015, The Ansel Adams Gallery in Yosemite National Park will be taking a hiatus from organizing regularly rotating exhibitions of contemporary art while our building undergoes some much needed renovations.


Ansel Adams’ granddaughter to speak at ‘Ding’ Darling

by Stacey Henson, February 28, 2015

Adams rose to prominence as a photographer of the American West, particularly of California’s Yosemite National Park. As an environmental activist, he used his work to promote conservation of wilderness areas. One of his earliest books “Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada” contained text written by Sierra Club founder John Muir. Adam’s iconic black-and-white images helped […]


Interviews and previews – read more about this exhibit


Fragile Waters Exhibit Coming to San Diego

by The Ansel Adams Gallery February 26, 2015

The Ansel Adams Gallery Invites You to View the Fragile Waters Exhibit at the Maritime Museum of San Diego The exhibit is organized by photokunst and curated by Jeanne Adams    

Glowing Canyon Wall, Lower Antelope Canyon

The Rhythm’s Edge – An Online Exhibit of Charles Cramer Photography

by Evan Russel, Curator – The Ansel Adams Gallery February 16, 2015

The natural landscape is full of rhythm. It is in the ripples of sand dunes, waves and cirrus clouds or the modulation of a receding mountain ridge…

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 […]


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. […]

Pool, Evening, Yellowstone, 2000

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]