Hamburg Kennedy Photographs

Ansel Adams

(American, 1902–1984)

the tetons and the snake river, wyoming by ansel adams

Ansel Adams

The Tetons and the Snake River, Wyoming

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Ansel Adams

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Biography

Timeline

1902
Born February 20 at 114 Maple Street, San Francisco, to Olive and Charles
1916
Took pictures with his very first camera on a family trip to Yosemite National Park. He would return to Yosemite every year for the rest of his life.
1917
Worked at a Photo-finishing business
1922
Published first illustrated article in Sierra Club Bulletin
1927
Took the photo Monolith, The Face of Half Dome
1928
Married Virginia Best in Yosemite
1930
Became completely dedicated to photography after meeting photographer Paul Strand
1932
Co-founder of photography group, "f/64"
1933
Opened his own gallery in San Francisco
1937
His darkroom in Yosemite burned, about 20 percent of his negatives destroyed

Exhibitions

2013
A Legacy, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, USA
Light Sensitive, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, USA
Sight and Feeling, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, USA
The Polaroid Years, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, USA
Clouds: World of the Ephemeral, Leopold Museum, Vienna, Austria
Ansel Adams - A Legacy, University of Virginia Art Museums, The Fralin Museum of Art, Charlottesville, USA
Georgia O’Keeffe and Ansel Adams: The Hawai‘i Pictures, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, USA
Ansel Adams, The Getty Center, Los Angeles, USA
2012
Ansel Adams, Paine Art Center and Gardens, Oshkosh, USA
Ansel Adams: At the Water's Edge, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, USA
The song of the clouds, De Primi Fine Art, Lugano, Switzerland
Ansel Adams, Rizziero Arte, Pescara, Italy
2011
The View from Here, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Ansel Adams: A Legacy, Missoula Art Museum MAM, Missoula, USA
Ansel Adams: Masterworks, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, USA
Tribute to Ansel Adams, Galleria Repetto, Acqui Terme, Italy
Ansel Adams: Distance and Detail, Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, USA
Ansel Adams: Masterworks, Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art (FCMOCA), Fort Collins, USA
2010
Ansel Adams: Arizona and the West, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Ansel Adams: Photographs, Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, USA
Ansel Adams: A Legacy, Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, USA
Ansel Adams, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, USA
Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, USA
Looking At Teske, Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Ansel Adams: Masterworks, Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum, Cape Girardeau, USA
Ansel Adams at Work, The Fiat Lux Commission, UCR / California Museum of Photography, Riverside, USA
Ansel Adams: Discoveries, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, USA
Ansel Adams: The Man Who Captured The Earth's Beauty, Southern Illinois University Museum, Carbondale, USA
2009
Month of photography: Ansel Adams, City Gallery of Bratislava / Galéria mesta Bratislavy, Bratislava, Slovakia
Ansel Adams: Masterworks From the Collection of the Turtle Bay Exploration Center, Redding, USA - Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, USA
Ansel Adams: A Legacy, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, USA
Yosemite Valley vor Ansel Adams, Galerie foto-forum, Bolzano, Italy
Ansel Adams: Early Works, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, USA
Ansel Adams - Photographs, Gl Holtegaard, Holte, Denmark
Ansel Adams in Yosemite, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, USA
Ansel Adams: A Life’s Work, The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, USA
People, of and by Ansel Adams, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel, USA
Ansel Adams: Early Works, Boise Art Museum BAM, Boise, USA
2008
CCP Center for Creative Photography, Tuscon, USA
Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
2007
Atlas Gallery, London, England
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, USA
2006
Portland Art Museum, Portland, USA
Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, Japan
2005
The Print Center, Philadelphia, USA
Fundacion Pedro Barrie de la Maza, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2004
Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, USA
AGO Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada
Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan

Literature

1979
Yosemite and the Range of Light.
1978
Polaroid Land Photography and Ansel Adams: 50 Years of Portraits.
1976
Photographs of the Southwest.
1970
The Tetons and the Yellowstone.
1963
Releases Portfolio 4
1962
Death Valley and the Creek Called Furnace and These We Inherit: The Parklands of America.
1960
This is the American Earth and releases Portfolio 3
1959
Yosemite Valley
1958
The Islands of Hawaii
1956
Basic Photo Series 5