Sale 16653
MoMA: Tracing Photography's History
Online 9 - 19 July 2018
Literature

Ansel Adams, Nancy Newhall, This Is the American Earth, The Sierra Club, New York, 1960, p. 87.
John Szarkowski, The Portfolios of Ansel Adams, Little Brown and Company, Boston, 1981, Portfolio I, pl. 1.
John Szarkowski, Ansel Adams at 100, Little Brown and Company, Boston, 2001, pl. 110.
Anne Hammond, Ansel Adams: Divine Performance, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2002, p. 121.
Andrea G. Stillman, Ansel Adams: 400 Photographs, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2007, p. 175.
Andrea Stillman (ed.), Ansel Adams: In the National Parks, Little Brown and Company, Boston, 2010, p. 175.
Andrea G. Stillman, Looking at Ansel Adams: The Photographs and the Man, Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2012, p. 179

Exhibited

New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Diogenes with a Camera II, November 25, 1952–March 8, 1953, no. 9.

The 1952–1953 exhibition, Diogenes with a Camera II, was organized by Edward Steichen then the Director of The Museum of Modern Art's Department of Photography. Consisting of 130 photographs, this was the second in a series of exhibitions that aimed to 'demonstrate how the art of photography has added to our knowledge of the truth'. The present work by Ansel Adams was included in this exhibition, along with works by Dorothea Lange, Tosh Matsumoto, Aaron Siskind, Todd Webb and Man Ray.

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