Photographs of the Southwest / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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Wherever one goes in the Southwest one encounters magic, strength, and beauty", wrote Ansel Adams. This magnificent book celebrates Adams' romance with the beguiling desert lands of Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah places that he returned to again and again from 1928 to 1968. More than 100 superbly reproduced photographs, including "Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico" and other celebrated images, give us Adams' powerful and evocative record of this unique region. Here are indelible photographs of our National Parks and Monuments the Grand Canyon, Zion, Death Valley, and Joshua Tree, among others as well as striking images of Navajo Mountain, Hopi Buttes, Taos Pueblo, saguaro cactus, gravestones, and other varied subjects.
Recently refurbished with a handsome new cover design, this stunning volume remains the ultimate gift for anyone who loves Ansel Adams and the American Southwest.
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This books contains the southwestern work of legendary photographer Ansel Adams from a time of the 1930's to the 60's. The images (all B&W) portray a sharp image of this barren landscape. In contrast are the photos of the people Adams chose to incude. Mostly native American there faces in B&W show the deep lines like the harshness of the land they live in. What makes this book exceptional is the essay on the land by Lawrence Clark Powell. Powell in spledid prose gives life to this vast region with a mix of historical facts and descriptions that makes the reader feel he is on a vivid journey. If you have a kinship with the Southwest you will enjoy this book.