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ID: 500026108
 
Record Type: Person
Adams, Ansel (American photographer, 1902-1984)

Note: Adams began to photograph professionally in 1930, and in 1932 was a founding member of the f/64 group in San Francisco, California. In 1940 he created the photography department at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, New York, along with Beaumont Newhall and David McAlpin. In 1941 Adams began to photograph landscapes. From 1942 to 1944 Adams acted as the photographic adviser to the United States Army. In 1962 Adams moved to Carmel, California where he founded the Friends of Photography in 1967. He continued to document the landscape of the American West. American photographer.

Names:
Adams, Ansel (preferred,V,index,LC)
Ansel Adams (V,display)
Adams, Ansel Easton (V)
Ansel Easton Adams (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  San Francisco (San Francisco county, California, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Carmel (Monterey county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1937 - 1962  Yosemite Village (Mariposa county, California, United States) (inhabited place)
active:   1962-1984  Carmel (Monterey county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
assisted by ....  Jones, Pirkle  1949 - 1952
....................  (American photographer and teacher, 1914-2009) [500037107]
assisted by ....  Mann, Sally  
....................  (American photographer, born 1951) [500105206]
collaborated with ....  Baker, Robert  
................................  (American author and photographer, contemporary) [500042486]
influenced ....  Porter, Eliot Furness  
....................  (American photographer, 1901-1990) [500007426]
related to ....  Aperture Foundation  
..................  (American foundation, New York, founded 1952) [500290693]
teacher of ....  Coke, Van Deren  in the early 1950s
..................  (American photographer, art historian, and curator, 1921-2004) [500108666]
teacher of ....  Cosindas, Marie  
..................  (American photographer, born 1925) [500115150]
teacher of ....  Jones, Pirkle  from 1946 to 1949
..................  (American photographer and teacher, 1914-2009) [500037107]
teacher of ....  Mathan, Gerda  
..................  (American photographer and teacher, 1921-2004) [500129334]
teacher of ....  Partridge, Rondal  
..................  (American photographer, born 1917) [500129361]
teacher of ....  Ross, Donald  
..................  (American photographer, 1912-1999) [500127867]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Adams, Ansel (I)

Biographies:
(American photographer, 1902-1984) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, 1902-1984) ..... [GRL]
(American photographer, 1902-1984) ..... [Grove Art]
(American, 1902-1984) ..... [JPGM]
(American photographer, 1902-1984) ..... [BHA]
(American photographer; born San Francisco (California, United States), 1902; died Carmel (California, United States), 1984) ..... [CCA]
(American photographer, 1902-1984) ..... [AVERY]
(American artist, born 1902) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Adams, Ansel ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79056359
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
..........................  Witt Library, Authority files
Adams, Ansel Easton ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA, GRL, Grove Art, JPGM Preferred, VP]
.......................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.......................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
.......................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 79056359
Ansel Adams ........ [CCA, VP]
........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Ansel Easton Adams ........ [VP]
.....................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, GRL, Grove Art, JPGM, VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Berkshire Eagle (23 April 1984)
....................  Britannica Encyclopedia of American Art (1973)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Green, American Photography (1984) 27-33
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
....................  Newhall, History of Photography (1982)
....................  NY Times obit. 24 Apr 1984, B-6
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-) 1976
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Auer, Encyclop├ędie des Photographes (1985)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... Naylor, Contemporary Photographers (1988)
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