Ansel Adams (1902-1984), photographer, environmentalist, and social activist, is recognized as one of America's foremost photographers. HIs life's work established photography as a truly legitimate art form, inspiring new ways of seeing and communicating. His long career represents a prolific and rich contribution to American culture including many hundreds of images that continue to profoundly influence the practice of the art of photography to this day.
Drawn from the art collection of Bank of America, this exhibition includes thirty of Adams’ most iconic photographs.
Photo: Leaf, Glacier Bay National Monument, Alaska, Portfolio Four: What Majestic Word, In Memory of Russell Varian (1940-1963), 1963.
Photograph by Ansel Adams. ©2012 Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust
Click here for a PDF of a chronology of Ansel Adams Life.
This Exhibition is provided by Bank of America Art in our Communities Program.
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