In a career that spanned more than five decades, Ansel Adams was at once America's foremost landscape photographer and one of its most ardent environmentalists. John Szarkowski, is Director Emeritus of the Department of Photography, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. His book of photographs of the buildings of Louis Sullivan was recently reissued by Bulfinch Press. Szarkowski lives in East Chatham, NY, and New York City.
StartFragment"A book that's also art." EndFragment - The New York TimesStartFragment "Long after the museum tour of AnselAdams at 100 ends, this book will endure as a vital document of his vastcontribution to the art of landscape."EndFragment - San Diego Union TribuneStartFragment "[Szarkowski's] incisive biographicalessay and reproductions worthy of Adams' exacting standards make [the book] afitting monument to an American visionary." EndFragment - ArtnewsStartFragment"[Adams] probably did as much as any artist ofthe 20th century to shape the American psyche, to change our perception of theworld...These pictures strive for classical purity, order, and finality."EndFragment - Washington Post