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{SPEAKER name="JAN BUTTERFIELD"}
-- where then 'til I began to travel a lot, and then when I went away and came back, I realized that Los Angeles had almost no reality. It did for me because I made a lot of my own, but it's still a very made up--

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{SPEAKER name="ANSEL ADAMS"}
It's a strange place.

{SPEAKER name="JAN BUTTERFIELD"}
--place. Now, why --

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-- not just that, in terms of, the what, the photography produced in Southern California was different, the paintings and sculptures produced in Southern California was different, the support base is different, and so on. But how come, -

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- in an area as sophisticated, quite sophisticated as the Bay Area, are we continuing to produce a kind of gentle, um, strain of humanism which runs all the way through all of our arts here.

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{SPEAKER name="ANSEL ADAMS"}
I imagine -- that's hard to define. I think you - what's called a West Coast School based largely with Edward Weston, Frank Weston, myself, Imogene, and then came other people, who followed more or less in our tracks.

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{SPEAKER name="JAN BUTTERFIELD"}
Who would you consider the second generation?

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{SPEAKER name="ANSEL ADAMS"}
Well there's down in Amea, people like Garred, Gil Pettigrew -- Steve Crouch, who was very good professionally, several other young-, younger people - well at 66, I mean, he's no baby, you know. [[laughter]]

{SPEAKER name="JAN BUTTERFIELD"}
Younger is all very relative depending on where --

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{SPEAKER name="ANSEL ADAMS"}
Then, here you have Jack Wellpott. Don Worth is one of the most stable and important people that we've got.

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But again, comes the lack of personal force, of luck, association, personality - I don't know what it is. He should have been tops, but he just withdraws. And he teaches at the San Francisco State. Very fine, extraordinary person.

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Julia David, one of the top photographers. There's nobody like that in Los Angeles --

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{SPEAKER name="JAN BUTTERFIELD"}
She's quite extraordinary.

{SPEAKER name="ANSEL ADAMS"}
You go down to see that show at [[?]] Crustinea
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{SPEAKER name="JAN BUTTERFIELD"}
Any idea when that closes?

{SPEAKER name="ANSEL ADAMS"}
[[?]] photography. It closes the first of the year. It's open this week.

{SPEAKER name="JAN BUTTERFIELD"}
I wonder if I can get -- How much past the first of the year, is it open?

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{SPEAKER name="ANSEL ADAMS"}
Oh, I don't know, I think it closes--

{SPEAKER name="JAN BUTTERFIELD"}
We'll be gone through about the 5th.

{SPEAKER name="ANSEL ADAMS"}
Of January? When are you leaving?

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{SPEAKER name="JAN BUTTERFIELD"}
We leave - We don't leave until the, we leave a week and half from now.

{SPEAKER name="ANSEL ADAMS"}
Oh, well, crimey, it's only 20 minutes by air. It's the quickest

{SPEAKER name="JAN BUTTERFIELD"}
That's easy. Can you fly directly into--
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