Spanning seven decades of his groundbreaking career, a major retrospective of more than 50 photographs by Ansel Adams will be on view from July 10–September 8, 2015, at the Quintenz Gallery in Aspen, Colorado. Ansel Adams: Masterworks from Seven Decades, 1928–1982 comprises the entirety of one of the most significant, privately held Adams collections. Most of the work has not been exhibited in many years. The exhibition is presented in association with Michael Shapiro Photographs, Westport, CT. Ansel Adams (American 1902–1984) is widely recognized for his portrayal of the sublime in America’s wilderness. Yosemite National Park captured his imagination during his first visit at age 14. He later wrote, “That first impression of the valley—white water, azaleas, cool firm caverns, tall pines and stolid oaks, cliffs rising to undreamed of heights, the poignant sounds and smells of the Sierra … was a cu

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