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Ansel Adams and the American landscape : a biography

Author: Jonathan Spaulding
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Spaulding provides a full biography and a critical analysis of the work of the man who introduced the general public to photography as art.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Ansel Adams; Ansel Adams; Ansel Adams; Ansel Adams; Ansel Adams; Adams, Ansel <1902-1984>
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Spaulding
ISBN: 0520089928 9780520089921
OCLC Number: 31969021
Description: xv, 516 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Land's End --
Sierra Nevada --
Modernism --
Art in the Great Depression --
The power of images --
New beginnings --
War and nature's peace --
Wilderness and the postwar West --
The American earth --
Dissonance and harmony.
Responsibility: Jonathan Spaulding.
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Ansel Adams created some of the most dramatic and influential photographs ever made of the American West, yet he is one of the least studied of American photographers. This biography of the artist,  Read more...

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