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Robert Adams

 (born 1937)
Robert Adams is active/lives in Oregon, Colorado, New Jersey.  Robert Adams is known for American west documentary photography.

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Self-Portrait #9 (Safety Pin), 1994

Biography   Robert Adams


Robert Adams (American, b.1937) is a photographer best known for documenting both the beauty and commercialization of the American West. Born in Orange, New Jersey, he grew up in Colorado and earned a PhD in English from the University of Southern California. While Adams was teaching English at Colorado College, he began taking pictures of nature and architecture with a 35 mm reflex camera, and learned photographic technique from the professional photographer Myron Wood (American, b.1921).

His earliest series The New West (1968-1971) depicts the uniform housing tracts that were part of suburban development in Colorado. The series Los Angeles Spring (1978-1983) focuses on the remains of citrus estates, which were transf   ...  Displaying 750 of 1637 characters.

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