Wednesday, September 12, 2007

ansel adams trees - book

Ansel Adams Trees available at Amazon

A fantastic book cover with everything I expected from an Ansel Adams.
Fabulous Black and White photograph. What else can I say?

For Ansel Adams & photography collectors, students and fans: Exhibition at the Corcoran Gallery of Art:
Adams September 15, 2007–January 27, 2008

ANSEL ADAMS AT THE CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART- A new look at an American genius

WASHINGTON, D.C.—For the first time in a decade, an exhibition of photographs by Ansel Adams will be on view in Washington, D.C. Opening September 15 at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Ansel Adams will give visitors a new look at the work of this important and influential artist through more than 125 images on loan from The Lane Collection—the largest private collection of works by Adams in existence. Acquired directly from Adams by the late William H. and Saundra Lane, during a 10-year period in the early 1960s and 1970s, the collection showcases Adams’ exceptional range and spans the length of his six-decade career.

Alongside several of Adams’ iconic landscapes, Ansel Adams will present rarely exhibited prints —offering new insight into one of the few photographers in the history of the medium whose name and images enjoy worldwide recognition. Although best known for his dramatic black and white vistas of the American West, Adams (1902—1984) was a versatile photographer who made portraits of artist friends, close-up nature views, striking architectural and urban views and documentary images. This exhibition takes a broad and inclusive look at Adams’"

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