Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-10-29
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
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ANSEL ADAMS: 400 PHOTOGRAPHS presents the full spectrum Adams' greatest work in a single volume for the first time, offering an entirely new perspective on his monumental career.. The photographs are arranged chronologically into five major periods in order to convey Adams' development as an artist-from his first photographs made in Yosemite and the High Sierra in 1916 to his work in the National Parks in the 1940s up to his last important photographs from the 1960s. An introduction and brief essays on selected images provide information about Adams' life, document the evolution of his technique, and give voice to his artistic vision. Few artists of any era can claim to have produced four hundred images of lasting beauty and significance. It is a testament to Adams' vision and a lifetime of hard work that a book of this scale can be justified. ANSEL ADAMS: 400 PHOTOGRAPHS is a must-have reference and gift book for anyone who appreciates photography and the allure of the natural world.

Author Biography

Andrea G. Stillman, who worked with Adams in the 1970s, has edited several books of his photographs and writings, including LETTERS AND IMAGES: 1916-1984, OUR NATIONAL PARKS, and ANSEL ADAMS IN COLOR.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Long Viewp. 7
1916-1930 Yosemite and the High Sierrap. 11
1931-1939 Group f/64 and Alfred Stieglitzp. 61
1940-1949 National Parks and Monumentsp. 163
1950-1959 Conservation, Publications, and Commissionsp. 321
1960-1968 Carmelp. 377
Notes on Selected Photographsp. 413
Afterwordp. 429
Bibliographyp. 430
Acknowledgmentsp. 431
Title Indexp. 432
Subject Indexp. 438
Creditsp. 440
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