Robert Adams


Robert Adams (b. 1937) has been photographing the American landscape for almost 50 years. His photographs emphasize the redemptive beauty of nature in the face of humans' widespread and unremitting use of the land. In 1989 the Philadelphia Museum of Art organized a retrospective of Adams's work, and in 1997 his photographs were included in Documenta 10. Adams was awarded a MacArthur Foundation fellowship in 1994 and the Hasselblad Foundation International Award in 2009.

The artist’s retrospective exhibition, The Place We Live, a Retrospective Selection of Photographs at the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut contained over 300 prints, and has traveled to the following institutions: the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Denver Art Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, the Josef Albers Museum Quadrat, the Fotomuseum Winterthur, and the Jeu de Paume.


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Biography
Bibliography
Museum Exhibitions
The Poetics of Place: Contemporary Photographs from The Met Collection
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY
Dec 12, 2016 - May 28, 2017
Home: American photography at the CU Art Museum
CU Art Museum, University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO
Mar 2 - Jul 15, 2017
Autophoto
Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain
Paris, France
Opens Apr 20, 2017