Ansel Adams: A Life’s Work
23 May, 2009 - 4 Oct, 2009
The exhibition includes over 80 photographs by the 20th Century master, and celebrates Adams as an artist and conservationist.
A Life's Work features an overview of Adam's work from his early years in Sierra Nevada and Yosemite Valley, to his work in the Japanese Internment Camp at Manzanar, as well as his well-known masterpieces.
As one of the most celebrated and renowned artists of the 20th century, Ansel Adams expanded the practice and appreciation of photography as no other photographer has before, or since. As an environmentalist and a vital member of the Sierra Club, his efforts as a pioneer and crusader for the preservation and protection of America's natural beauty has been duly celebrated and recognized. His legacy as an environmental activist continues to mount importance and relevance today, as his photographs and images perpetuate the vital message of preservation and conservation for younger generations.