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Looking at Ansel Adams : the photographs and the man

Author: Andrea Gray Stillman
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: Looking At Ansel Adams is a personal and penetrating study that explores Ansel's life as an artist by looking closely at the stories behind 20 of his most significant images. Immediately recognizable photographs like Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico, and Mount McKinley and Wonder Lake are turned on their axes and seen from a new angle, along with ancillary photographs, alternative versions, and letters and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ansel Adams; Ansel Adams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Gray Stillman
ISBN: 9780316217804 0316217808
OCLC Number: 776523649
Description: 254 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Cast of characters --
Introduction --
1: Lodgepole pines --
2: Mount Clarence King --
3: Monolith --
4: St Francis Church --
5: Still life --
6: Frozen lake and cliffs --
7: Grass and water --
8: Georgia O'Keeffe and Orville Cox --
9: Clearing winter storm --
10: Moonrise --
11: Winter sunrise --
12: Alfred Stieglitz and a painting by Georgia O'Keeffe --
13: Trailer-camp children --
14: Mount Williamson --
15: Edward Weston --
16: Mount McKinley and Wonder Lake --
17: Sand dunes --
18: Aspens --
19: Moon and Half Dome --
20: El Capitan --
Author's note --
Chronology --
Glossary --
Acknowledgments --
Endnotes --
Credits --
Index.
Responsibility: Andrea G. Stillman.

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A personal and penetrating study that explores Ansel's life as an artist by looking closely at the stories behind 20 of his most significant images. For anyone with an interest in the life and work  Read more...

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