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Ansel Adams

Too Much Information!

Michael Ramah | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Michael Ramah

The elimination of surprises may be in some way reassuring to the most devout digital fanatics, and the brand managers who have fallen under their spells. But it is utter, dreary tedium for consumers -- and a veritable death knell for the kind of passionate, deeply resonant engagement that forges lifelong relationships with brands.

What It Was Like To Grow Up Behind Barbed Wire

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

When Joyce Nakamura Okazaki was 7 years old, she was taken to a place in the desert surrounded by barbed wire fencing and patrolled by armed guards. S...

These Haunting Photos Capture The Daily Reality Of A Dark Episode In U.S. History

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts

In 1942, still reeling from the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. government ordered thousands of Japanese Americans to leave their homes behind and ta...

How 'Moonrise, Hernandez' Came to Be One of the Iconic Photographs of the 20th Century

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.17.2014 | Arts
Daniel Grant

The early prints of "Moonrise, Hernandez" showed what Adams actually saw that late afternoon in 1941, with the moon becoming visible in the sky while the sun was just sinking below the horizon; the moon was dim, while the sky was gray and open.

Ansel Adams Handpicked His Best Photographs Before He Died

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 03.17.2014 | Arts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — During the last years of his life, Ansel Adams pored over the tens of thousands of negatives he'd carefully stored since his teen...

Ansel Adams Photos Evoke The Sacred Power Of Earth

Posted 02.22.2014 | Religion

February 20 would have been Ansel Adams' 112th birthday, and we are celebrating by taking a moment to reflect on the photographer's singular ability t...

Photographers Forage Through Old Negatives to Find More to Sell

Daniel Grant | Posted 09.01.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Having a long and successful career as an artist sounds pretty good to those who are young and struggling, but there can be downsides.

Wanted: Post 50 Arts Judges For Huff/Post Board

Posted 05.22.2013 | Fifty

Last month, Rita Wilson, Huff/Post50's editor at large, launched a new Featured Fifty Fiction initiative aimed at discovering the hidden writing talen...

Happy Birthday, Ansel Adams!

Posted 02.20.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of American photographer and noted environmentalist, Ansel Adams, who is famous for his monochromatic landscapes and heartfelt e...

What To Get Mom Or Dad For The Holidays (Under $50!)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.10.2012 | Teen

Parents are nearly impossible to shop for. They give you so much (and we're not just talking about presents!), how can you find the perfect gift in re...

PHOTOS: Rare Ansel Adams Photos Uncovered At UC Berkeley

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.08.2012 | San Francisco

We know that a good, long look around your local library can uncover some surprisingly hidden gems. But one UC Berkeley professor found a particul...

Finding Beauty in the South Bronx With Majora Carter

Lisa Levart | Posted 08.16.2012 | Arts
Lisa Levart

Surrounded by barbed wire, with windows spattered with gun shot holes, and rusty old signs declaring "No Guns Beyond this Point," it takes a pure visionary like Majora to see the possibility of transforming this vessel of pain and suffering into a green, sustainable, mixed income housing complex.

'Youth And Beauty' Of The 1920s

Posted 07.05.2012 | Arts

The best summer shows are light and refreshing while still having the power to transport you from your surroundings. Since no era was as intoxicating ...

Ansel Adams: Picturing California's Future

Ken Goldberg | Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts
Ken Goldberg

Everyone knows Ansel Adams' photos of Yosemite. But I'd never heard of Fiat Lux, a set of over 6,700 Ansel Adams photographs of the University of California that constitute his second largest body of work.

Have A 'Romy & Michele' Weekend!

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.19.2012 | Los Angeles

FRIDAY Pyrotechnics Performance What: Most well-known for her installation "The Dinner Party," made up of hand-painted table settings dedicated to w...

Fair to Mid-Century-Land: This Artweek.LA (February 13, 2012)

Bill Bush | Posted 04.15.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush

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PHOTOS: How Ansel Adams Saw Los Angeles

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 02.04.2012 | Los Angeles

Ansel Adams did for landscapes what Dorothea Lange did for portraiture. His photographs captured the colossal nature of the American West with clarity...

PHOTOS: Is This The Most Beautiful App Ever?

Posted 12.27.2011 | Books

Ansel Adams was one of America's greatest ever photographers. His stunning photographs of the American West, taken from the 1920s to the 1960s, are as...

Robert Glenn Ketchum, Our Generation's Ansel Adams

Joel Reynolds | Posted 10.03.2011 | Green
Joel Reynolds

While Robert Glenn Ketchum's name recognition can be debated, his impact on the world cannot. According to American Photo Magazine, he is "the most influential photographer you've never heard of."

Astoria Characters: The Big Guy With the Cute Beagle

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

When Bob Koch walks in, Caesar, a benevolent Beagle with big eyes, is lounging in it. Up until Caesar's arrival 2½ years ago, it was Bob's chair. "Now, it's our chair," he says.

The Art of Visual Improvisation: Interview With Adam CK Vollick

Joseph Vella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Joseph Vella

A few years back, I was introduced to a visual artist named Adam CK Vollick, who was filming the recording of an album. And it was unlike anything I had seen before.

A Lesson on Playing with Your Food

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

When Carl Warner looks at food he see possibilities. To him, broccoli are miniature trees that can create vast forests of connected treetops. To him, Italian parmesan cheese wheels are rugged, plunging cliffs.

The Lost Ansel Adams Negatives: 10 Essential Plot Points

David Schonauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Schonauer

Did Ansel Adams really take the images on the glass plates? Or were they taken by a man named Earl Brooks, as Brooks's 87-year-old niece has claimed? A treasure story isn't much of a story without a treasure.

Ansel Adams' $200 Million Artwork Bought At Garage Sale

cnn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California (CNN) -- Rick Norsigian's hobby of picking through piles of unwanted items at garage sales in search of antiques has paid off ...

PHOTOGRAPHY: Key Expert Now Says Garage Sale Pictures Aren't Adams'

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

An art expert whose opinion backed Rick Norsigian's claim that he owns a "lost" trove of pictures by Ansel Adams now says they aren't Adams' work afte...