Presentation on theme: "Albert Bierstadt and Ansel Adams"— Presentation transcript:
1 Albert Bierstadt and Ansel Adams The American West as Artistic InspirationBierstadt to 1902Adams to 1984
2 Bierstadt 19th Century American Painter Member of the Hudson Valley SchoolTraveled through the American West as far as CaliforniaHis Works were an introduction to the American West for many people on the East Coast
3 Adams 20th Century Photographer Best Known for Photos of the American WestYosemite National ParkFrom San Francisco, California
4 The American West has long been a source of artistic inspiration for Authors, Artists,Filmmakers and others.Since the early days of the United States,Explorers have been attracted to the Romanceand Adventure embodied by the American West.Albert Bierstadt and Ansel Adams both used the Landscapes of the American West in their works.In particular, California was a source of Artistic Inspiration for both men.
5 Seascapes The Coast of California and the Pacific Ocean This was my first Bierstadt.