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Ansel Adams

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  • Yosemite's shutdown? Enjoy it with books

    Yosemite's shutdown? Enjoy it with books
    The shutdown of the federal government means that our national parks -- including Yosemite -- are being closed today. Ironically, the closing of the awe-inspiring California park comes as it celebrates its 123rd anniversary, which is noted in today's...
  • National Archives hires 'Wikipedian in residence'

    National Archives hires 'Wikipedian in residence'
    Without the National Archives' new "Wikipedian in residence," the only way anyone would be able to see Ansel Adams' collection of 220 photos would be to visit the archives in person. But now, thanks to a new partnership between the archives and...
  • Anglers help make wish come true for Upper Marlboro family

    Anglers help make wish come true for Upper Marlboro family
    Sometimes, you get your wish. Saturday was that day for the Barnes family of Upper Marlboro. Like hundreds of families before them, they learned about the magic of the Wish-A-Fish Foundation, which brings together recreational anglers and special needs...
  • Bucky does Baltimore

     
    I'm excited. Are you excited? Bucky might come to Baltimore to eat. Some of his restaurant choices surprised me, some didn't. I did think it was a little disingenuous of him to say he would be going to Michael's because......
  • Yosemite: Pick some apples, keep the bears away

    Yosemite: Pick some apples, keep the bears away
    How can picking apples in Yosemite National Park help manage the park's bear population? Removing the fruit keeps critters away from the more populated areas of the park, including Yosemite Valley, and keeps their diet wild, park officials say. And...
  • Datebook: Minor White and art you call on the phone

    Datebook: Minor White and art you call on the phone
    A photographer's long overdue retrospective at the Getty, a garden-shed gallery in Pasadena and a show that takes its name from a novel by John Fante. It's all happening this week in our big sweaty city: Minor White, “Manifestations of the Spirit,...
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  • Jackson Pollock's 'Mural' gives Getty a bump in attendance

    The Getty Museum reported an uptick in attendance for March due in part to interest in its exhibition devoted to Jackson Pollock's "Mural." March attendance at the Getty Center reached 127,466 visitors, an increase of 3% from the same month last year,...
  • Muir debuts namesake mural

    Muir debuts namesake mural
    John Muir Middle School unveiled a mural of Yosemite Valley on Monday, which also marked the birthday of the school’s namesake on April 21, 1838. The mural depicts images of Yosemite Valley once captured by legendary photographer Ansel Adams....
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  • Review: It takes real drive to see 3-part John Divola retrospective

    Review: It takes real drive to see 3-part John Divola retrospective
    Are photographers vandals? Does the mere presence of a camera at an ordinary place or extraordinary event inevitably damage the experience of it, as vandalism does? Is photography a powerful creative tool for the willful destruction of established art,...
  • In John Divola's photographs, an elusive presence

    In John Divola's photographs, an elusive presence
    A woman watering her lawn can be slightly sexy, but a silver butane tank can change a man's life. John Divola, a photographer in chase of the sublime, discerned this as a graduate student in a ponytail, peddling his bicycle and taking pictures of...