Robert Adams . Tree Line



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Robert Adams was born in New Jersey in 1937, and moved to Colorado as a teenager. Adams was an English literature professor for several years before turning his attention to photography in the mid-1970s. His work focuses primarily on the times of regional transition: the suburbanization of Denver, a change from Los Angeles in the 1970s and 1980s, and logging in Oregon in the 1990s. His numerous books, well known to those interested in the American landscape, such as The New West, Missouri From the West, Summer Nights, Los Angeles Spring, to get home, listening to the river, west of Columbia, what we bought, Notes for Friends, California, Summer Nights, Walking, Gone?, what can we believe where? and the place where we live. Adams has also written several critical essays on the art of photography, including Beauty in Photography, Why Photograph People and, more recently, Along Some Rivers. Among the many awards, Adams has received the Guggenheim and MacArthur Foundation grants and in 2006, the Deutsche Börse Award. In 2009, he was awarded the Hasselblad Foundation's International Prize for Photography.

In the fall of 2010, Yale University Art Gallery organized an ambitious traveling retrospective. This multi-site international retrospective highlights Adams' four decades of work. The retrospective began in Vancouver, British Columbia and traveled to the Denver Museum of Art, the Los Angeles Museum of Art, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, the National Museum of Media in the United Kingdom, and the Jeu de Paume in Paris.

In May 2014, Adams was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His works are included in the main collections of museums around the world.

Robert Adams. Tree Line


Hasselblad Award 2009

26x27 cm

Canvas hard cover

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