New Mexico Museum of Art

Jan – May 22, 2022
Ansel Adams: Pure Photography
New Mexico Museum of Art
Santa Rosa, CA

Ansel Adams: Pure Photography includes close-up nature studies, portraits, and views of architecture Adams made during this formative time. A small selection of later photographs, including two of his most iconic prints, Aspens, New Mexico and Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico. The artist’s hard work and ambition come to fruition in these later images, illustrating how his work of the 1930s developed into the mature style for which he is internationally celebrated. Read More

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Feb – May 29, 2022
Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams
Museum of Sonoma County
Santa Rosa, CA

Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams features over fifty little-known photographs by Ansel Adams (1902–1984) and depict how Japanese Americans bore their treatment at the Manzanar incarceration camp in central California. Taken during World War II, the black and white images were originally published in Adams’ book Born Free and Equal (1944) in which he protested what he called the “enforced exodus” of a American citizens within their own country. Read More

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Apr 20 – Jun 31, 2022
Ansel Adams: Masterworks
The James Museum
St. Petersburg, FL

Drawn by the beauty, grandeur and complexity of American landscapes, Ansel Adams and Clyde Butcher pay reverence to our natural world. These two exhibitions, shown side by side, pair these widely acclaimed photographers together to examine the power and fragility of nature. Read More

Gadsden ARts Center and Museum

Apr 8 – Jun 25, 2022
Masters of American Photography
Gadsden Arts Center & Museum
Quincy, FL

Masters of American Photography is an exhibition organized by the Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA. With an emphasis on the early 20th century, this carefully chosen collection showcases an impressive range of portraiture, landscape, still life, and cultural history, dramatically representing American life during this period. Read More

April 21 – June 17, 2022
Ansel Adams: Early Works
Kean University Liberty Hall Academic Center Gallery
Union and HIllside, NJ

This exhibition focuses on the masterful small-scale prints made by Ansel Adams from the 1920s into the 1950s. During this time period, there is an evolution in his printing style from the soft-focus, warm-toned, painterly Parmelian Prints of the High Sierras of the 1920s through the Group f/64 school of sharp-focused photography that he co-founded with Edward Weston and Imogen Cunningham in the 1930s. Read More

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May 28 – September 5, 2022
Ansel Adams: Masterworks
Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI)
Seattle, WA

Experience the power of nature through the lens of America’s most revered photographer. Ansel Adams profoundly influenced the course of 20th century photography through the example of his lavish and technically precise images, as well as by his devotion to advancing photography as an art form with his uniquely innovative approach to the medium. Read More