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Ansel Adams was an American photographer and environmentalist. He is best known for his timeless and visually stunning photographs of the American West, especially in Yosemite National Park. Adams founded the Group f/64 along with fellow photographers Edward Weston and Imogen Cunningham, which in turn created the Museum of Modern Art’s department of photography. His lasting legacy includes helping to elevate photography to an art comparable with painting and music, and equally capable of expressing emotion and beauty. As he reminded his students, “It is easy to take a photograph, but it is harder to make a masterpiece in photography than in any other art medium.”
Description: Hard bound with dust jacket. Stated first printing. SIGNED BY ANSEL ADAMS on the dedication page in black pen. 109 stunning black and white plates reproduced by extended range photolithography, closely supervised by Adams. Selected Photographs Made from 1928 to 1968 in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas and Utah. Mesa Verde, Death Valley, Joshua Tree, Grand Canyon, Zion National Park, etc. Statement by the Photographer and An Essay on The Land by Lawrence Clark Powell. Some wear to corners and edges. Minor foxing to half title page, otherwise very good.
Bookseller Inventory # 24206
Photographs of the Southwest
Adams, Ansel; Powell, Lawrence Clark
Publisher: New York Graphic Society
Publication Date: 1976
Binding: Hard Bound
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Photographer
Edition: First Edition
· Category: Recently Sold ·