California's Gold with Huell Howser
Tue
Dec 29
5:00AM

Ansel Adams

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Tue Dec 29 at 7:00PM on KCET-HD

Many people are familiar with Ansel Adams famous landscape photographs of Yosemite, but there is a whole other body of work that is rarelydiscussed. Huell visits the Los Angeles Public Library to see the "forgotten Los Angeles photographs" taken by Ansel in 1940 for a Fortune Magazine article on pre-war L.A. These photographs were later donated to the library by Ansel and are now in their collection. Huell is joined by Jonathan Spaulding, the Executive Director and Chief Curator of the Museumof the American West and Autry National Center, and author of "Ansel Adams and the American Landscape." They spend the day in downtown Los Angeles to visit many of the sites where the original photographs were taken.


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