Robert Adams


The conflict between the advance of civilization and the destruction of natural space is the central theme of the work of the photographer Robert Adams (Orange, New Jersey, 1937), whose pictures, shot over the course of more than forty years, take stock of the transformation of the American West. In 1975 the photographer was selected – along with Lewis Baltz, Stephen Shore and the Bechers – to form part of the exhibition ‘New Topographics’, which gathered different artists around the subject of landscape altered by man. The show was very influential, and placed Adams on the international scene. In 2009 his work merited the prestigious Hasselblad Award in Photography...[+]

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