Ansel Adams

- Selected Works
- Biography

Ansel Easton Adams (San Francisco 1902 – Carmel-by-the-sea 1984) is an American photographer known for the refined images taken in the national parks of the United States of America.

- Exhibitions
  • 2016

    Ansel Adams: Masterworks - Pauly Friedman and MacDonald Art Galleries, Dallas, PA
    Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light - Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, NC
    Manzanar: Photographs by Ansel Adams - Addison Gallery of American Art - Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

  • 2015

    Ansel Adams: American Master Selections from the David H. Arrington Collection - Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
    Ansel Adams - Yosemite special edition - 1839 Contemporary gallery, Taipei

  • 2014

    Ansel Adams - Classic Images - Robert Mann Gallery, New York City, NY
    Sight and Feeling: Photographs by Ansel Adams - Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD
    Ansel Adams - After Ansel Adams - The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
    Ansel Adams - Masterworks Summer 2014 - Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
    In Focus: Ansel Adams - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
    Ansel Adams - Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, IN
    Sight and Feeling: Photographs by Ansel Adams - Knoxville Museum of Art (KMA), Knoxville, TN
    Ansel Adams: Early Works - The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY
    Ansel Adams - Visions Of Grandeur - Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
    Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams - Jundt Art Museum, Spokane, WA

  • 2013

    The Photography Of Ansel Adams - UAMA - The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
    Ansel Adams Photographs - Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, IN
    Ansel Adams - Masterworks - South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
    Ansel Adams - The Weston Gallery, Inc., Carmel, CA
    Ansel Adams: Mountain, Coast & Desert - Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
    Ansel Adams - A Legacy - The Fralin Museum of Art - University of Virginia Art Museums, Charlottesville, VA
    Ansel Adams: Masterworks - Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA
    Sight and Feeling: Photographs by Ansel Adams - Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
    A Legacy - Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT

  • 2012

    Ansel Adams' Born Free and Equal: Photographs from the Manzanar Relocation Camp, 1943-1944 - Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
    Ansel Adams - Paine Art Center and Gardens, Oshkosh, WI
    Ansel Adams: At the Water's Edge - Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
    Ansel Adams - Bert Green Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
    The song of the clouds - De Primi Fine Art, Lugano
    Ansel Adams - Rizziero Arte, Pescara

  • 2011

    The View from Here - Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
    Ansel Adams: A Legacy - Missoula Art Museum MAM, Missoula, MT
    Ansel Adams: Masterworks - Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY
    Tribute to Ansel Adams - Galleria Repetto, Acqui Terme
    Ansel Adams - California & the West - The Weston Gallery, Inc., Carmel, CA
    Ansel Adams: Distance and Detail - Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
    Ansel Adams: Masterworks - Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art (FCMOCA), Fort Collins, CO

  • 2010

    Ansel Adams: Arizona and the West - Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
    Ansel Adams: Photographs - Charles A. Hartman Fine Art, Portland, CO
    Ansel Adams: A Legacy - Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, GA
    Ansel Adams: Early Works - Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery - Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA
    Ansel Adams: Portrait of America - Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
    Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
    Looking At Teske - Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Ansel Adams - Landscape and Light - Gerald Peters Gallery - Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
    Ansel Adams: Masterworks - Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum, Cape Girardeau, MO
    Ansel Adams at Work - The Fiat Lux Commission - UCR / California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
    Ansel Adams: Discoveries - Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
    Ansel Adams: The Man Who Captured The Earth's Beauty - Southern Illinois University Museum , Carbondale, IL

  • 2009

    Month of photography: Ansel Adams - City Gallery of Bratislava / Galéria mesta Bratislavy, Bratislava
    Ansel Adams: Masterworks From the Collection of the Turtle Bay Exploration Center, Redding, CA - Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
    Ansel Adams: A Legacy - Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
    Yosemite Valley vor Ansel Adams - Galerie foto-forum, Bolzano
    Ansel Adams: Early Works - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
    Ansel Adams - Photographs - Gl Holtegaard, Holte
    Ansel Adams in Yosemite - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    Ansel Adams: A Life’s Work - The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
    People, of and by Ansel Adams - Sunset Cultural Center, Carmel, CA
    Ansel Adams: Early Works - Boise Art Museum BAM, Boise, ID

  • 2008

    Ansel Adams - Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, TX
    Ansel Adams: The Man Who Captured the Earth's Beauty - The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
    Ansel Adams - Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen
    Ansel Adams: Photographs - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands
    Introducing the David H. Arrington Ansel Adams Collection - Andrew Smith Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
    Ansel Adams - Photographs - Modern Art Oxford, Oxford
    Transcending the Literal: Photographs by Ansel Adams from the Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    A Place Called Manzanar: Photographs by Ansel Adams - The William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT

  • 2007

    Ansel Adams, Moonrise: Print the Legend - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
    Ansel Adams - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Ansel Adams - Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
    Ansel Adams: A Legacy - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
    Nature & Spirit - The Photographs of Ansel Adams - The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
    Ansel Adams - Celebration of Genius - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
    Ansel Adams: Reverence for Life - Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington Univer, Saint Louis, MO
    Ansel Adams - Classic Images - WestLicht. Schauplatz für Fotografie, Vienna
    Ansel Adams over Time - Recent Photographic Acquisitions - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    Ansel Adams: The Man Who Captured the Earth's Beauty - New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown, NY
    Ansel Adams and Edwin Land - Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
    Ansel Adams - The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
    Ansel Adams - Classic Images - Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Santa Ana, CA
    Ansel Adams - Celebration of Genius - Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
    Ansel Adams - Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
    Group f.64 and their Circle - Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA

  • 2006

    Ansel Adams - Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
    Ansel Adams at Manzanar - Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Ansel Adams - Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Ansel Adams: Celebration of Genius - The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA
    Ansel Adams at Manzanar - Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI
    Ansel Adams and Edwin Land - Art, Science and Invention - GRAM - Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
    Ansel Adams - New Orleans Museum of Art NOMA, New Orleans, LA
    Ansel Adams: Celebration of Genius - James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA

  • 2005

    Ansel Adams - Inspiration and Influence - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    Ansel Adams - Photographic Frontiers - Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Christchurch
    Ansel Adams - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
    Ansel Adams: A Legacy - Harry Ransom Center, Austin, TX
    Ansel Adams - Celebration of Genius - University of Maine Museum of Arts - UMMA, Bangor, ME
    Ansel Adams - The Man Who Captured the Earth’s Beauty - Center in the Square, Roanoke, WV

  • 2004

    Ansel Adams - Masterworks - Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
    Ansel Adams - Visualizing the American Landscape - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    Ansel Adams: Celebration of Genius - Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • 2003

    The Manzanar Photographs - Presentation House Gallery - PHG, North Vancouver, BC
    Ansel Adams - The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
    photographs Yosemite - Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
    Ansel Adams at 100 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Ansel Adams - 100+1 - Robert Mann Gallery, New York City, NY
    Ansel Adams - Monumental Classical Photographs - Andrew Smith Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
    Ansel Adams at 100 - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2002

    Ansel Adams - A Centennial Celebration - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
    Ansel Adams - Hayward Gallery, London
    Ansel Adams - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    Ansel Adams - Inspiration and Influence - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
    The Ansel Adams Centennial: Classic Images and A Portrait of Ansel Adams - Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
    Photographs 2002 - Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA

  • 2001

    Ansel Adams - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    Ansel Adams at 100 - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    Ansel Adams and the National Parks from the Center for Creative Photography - University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA

  • 2000

    Ansel Adams - North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

  • 1999

    Ansel Adams - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
    In Praise of Nature - The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH

  • 1998

    Ansel Adams - The Eloquent Light - Robert Mann Gallery, New York City, NY
    Ansel Adams - A kegacy - Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
    Building Form - Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA
    Ansel Adams: Classic Images - The Museum Set - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
    Natural Causes - Ansel Adams & American Landscape Photography - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT

  • 1997

    Ansel Adams, A Legacy: Masterworks from the Friends of Photography Collection - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

  • 1996

    Intimate Nature: Ansel Adams and the Close View - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

  • 1994

    Ansel Adams: The American Wilderness - The Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX

  • 1993

    Ansel Adams: The Early Years - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
    Ansel Adams - Robert Mann Gallery, New York City, NY

  • 1992

    Ansel Adams: American Icons - Blaffer Gallery - The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX
    The Sierra Club Outing 1929: by Ansel Adams - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

  • 1991

    Ansel Adams: The American Wilderness - Lamberson Hall - The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA

  • 1989

    Ansel Adams - Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
    Ansel Adams - Fotografien aus Privatbesitz - FFI - Fotografie Forum international, Frankfurt/Main

  • 1988

    Ansel Adams and American Landscape Photography: Selections from the Southland Corporation Collection - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

  • 1985

    Ansel Adams: Classic Images - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

  • 1984

    Ansel Adams: Twenty-Five Master Prints - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    Ansel Adams - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    Photographs of the Southwest, 1928-1968 - Presentation House Gallery - PHG, North Vancouver, BC
    Ansel Adams Photographs - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX

  • 1983

    Ansel Adams: An American Place, 1936 - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Ansel Adams: An American Place, 1936 - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

  • 1981

    Ansel Adams and the West - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

  • 1980

    Ansel Adams: Selected Photographs - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
    Ansel Adams and the West - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
    Ansel Adams and the West - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    Ansel Adams: Photographs of the Southwest - Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL

  • 1979

    Ansel Adams: 100 Photographs - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    Ansel Adams and the West - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

  • 1977

    Ansel Adams. Fotografier 1923–1974 - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    Ansel Adams: Photographs of the Southwest - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX

  • 1976

    Ansel Adams - UAMA - The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

  • 1975

    Photographs by Ansel Adams - Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

  • 1974

    Ansel Adams: Images 1923-1974 - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    Ansel Adams - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Ansel Adams: Photographs - Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA), Indianapolis, IN
    Photography by Ansel Adams - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    Little Known Images: The Photography Of Ansel Adams - UAMA - The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

  • 1973

    Two Portfolios by Ansel Adams - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT

  • 1972

    Ansel Adams: Recollected Moments - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

  • 1968

    The Eloquent Light - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX

  • 1965

    The Redwood Empire: Photographs by Ansel Adams - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

  • 1951

    Photographs by Ansel Adams - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

  • 1950

    Photographs of the West by Ansel Adams - Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA

  • 1949

    Photographs by Ansel Adams - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

  • 1944

    Manzaanar: Photographs by Ansel Adams of Loyal Japanese-American Relocation Center - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

  • 1939

    Photographs by Ansel Adams - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

  • 1936

    Ansel Adams - An American Place, New York City, NY

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