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Ansel Adams: Early Works Audio Guide

To celebrate the Biggs’ showcasing of Ansel Adams: Early Works, this audio guide has been created to add commentary to this stunning exhibition. The recordings* address Adams’ relationship to the American landscape tradition, his dedication to environmental conservation and hiking, and his career and legacy.

From Glacier Point, 1927

Yosemite Crags, ca. 1926

Monolith, the Face of Half Dome, 1927

Alfred Stieglitz at An American Place, New York, 1938

Grand Tetons from Jackson Lake, 1940


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Background music for the audio guides was created by Wolf Sebastian, 2011 – Licensed under Creative Commons, Attribution (3.0). A full recording of the piece can be found here