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Robert Adams 1937, US

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 220

    Ongoing solo exhibitions 1

    until 05 Jun 2016
    Robert Adams: Turning Back - Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

    Ongoing group exhibitions 1

    until 12 Feb 2016
    Beauty in the Banal: American Topographic Photography - Kunsthandel Jörg Maaß, Berlin

    Solo shows 62

    2015
    Robert Adams: A Road Through Shore Pine - Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
    Robert Adams - Gimpel Fils, London
    2014
    Robert Adams - A Road Through Shore Pine - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Robert Adams - The Place We Live - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
    Robert Adams - L'endroit où nous vivons - Jeu de Paume, Paris
    2013
    The Question of Hope - Robert Adams in Western Oregon - Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
    Robert Adams: The Place We Live. - Quadrat Bottrop - Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop
    Robert Adams: el lugar donde vivimos. Una selección retrospectiva de fotografías - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    2012
    Robert Adams: The Place We Live, A Retrospective Selection of Photographs - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
    Robert Adams: The Place We Live - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    2011
    Robert Adams - Consolations: Prairie, Forest, Sea - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Robert Adams: The Place We Live, A Retrospective Selection of Photographs - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
    Robert Adams - Landscape with Path: Nebraska State Highway 2 - High Line Art, New York City, NY
    The Unworthiness of Our Response: Photographs by Robert Adams - Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
    2010
    Robert Adams: The Place We Live, A Retrospective Selection of Photographs - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Robert Adams - Gone? Colorado in the 1980s - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Summer Nights, Walking - Matthew Marks Gallery - 523 West 24th Street, New York City, NY
    2009
    Robert Adams - 2009 Hasselblad Award Winner - Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg
    Robert Adams - Seascapes - Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne
    Robert Adams : Our lives and our children - Gimpel Fils, London
    2007
    Robert Adams - Questions for an Overcast Day - Matthew Marks Gallery - 526 West 22nd Street, New York City, NY
    Robert Adams: Questions for an Overcast Day - Matthew Marks Gallery - 523 West 24th Street, New York City, NY
    Robert Adams: Questions for an Overcast Day - Matthew Marks Gallery - 521 West 22th Street, New York City, NY
    Robert Adams - Trees 1965–2005 - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Robert Adams - The New West - SAGE Paris, Paris
    Robert Adams - Turning Back, A Photographic Journal of Re-exploration - Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT
    2006
    Robert Adams - The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
    Robert Adams: Turning Back - Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
    Robert Adams - Landscapes of Harmony and Dissonance - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
    Robert Adams - Turning Back - Matthew Marks Gallery - 523 West 24th Street, New York City, NY
    Robert Adams - Turning Back - Matthew Marks Gallery - 522 West 22th Street, New York City, NY
    2005
    Robert Adams - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    Robert Adams - Robert Adams circa 1970 - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Robert Adams - Turning Back - Landschaftsfotografien - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
    2004
    The paradise [14] Robert Adams - The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
    Robert Adams - The New West - Quadrat Bottrop - Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop
    Robert Adams - From the Missouri West - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
    2003
    Robert Adams - No Small Journeys, Across Shopping Center Parking Lots, Down City - Matthew Marks Gallery - 523 West 24th Street, New York City, NY
    Robert Adams: Commercial/Residential: Landscapes Along the Colorado Front Range, 1968-1972 - Andrew Roth Gallery, New York City, NY
    Robert Adams - Summer Nights - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Robert Adams - A Retrospective - Gimpel Fils, London
    2001
    Robert Adams - True West - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
    2000
    Robert Adams - California - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1999
    Pure Products of America - Photographs 1968-1978 by Robert Adams - Matthew Marks Gallery - 523 West 24th Street, New York City, NY
    1997
    Robert Adams - What We Bought: The New World - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Robert Adams - Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels
    Robert Adams : Our lives and our children - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
    1995
    Robert Adams - West From The Columbia - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    Robert Adams - What we bought: the new world - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
    1994
    Robert Adams - Early Works - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1990
    Robert Adams: To Make It Home: Photographs of the American West - Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, TX
    1989
    To Make It Home: Living in the American West: Photographs by Robert Adams - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Robert Adams: To Make It Home: Photographs of the American West, 1965-1986 - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    1988
    Robert Adams - Perfect Times, Perfect Places - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1987
    Robert Adams: Summer Nights - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
    1985
    Robert Adams: Landscape Photography - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
    Robert Adams - Summer Nights - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1981
    The New West: Photographs by Robert Adams - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    Prairie: Photographs by Robert Adams - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
    1980
    Robert Adams - From The Missouri West - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    1979
    Prairie: Photographs by Robert Adams - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1976
    Robert Adams - Leo Castelli Gallery, New York City, NY

    Group shows 158

    2015
    Group Exhibition - Matthew Marks Gallery - 523 West 24th Street, New York City, NY
    Retratos. Colección Fundación MAPFRE de Fotografía - Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City
    Trees - Rolla Foundation, Bruzella
    America Is Hard to See - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Myth and memory in recent American landscape photography - National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
    2014
    Collection À L'étude À Villeurbanne - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
    Road Trip - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
    Terra Firma: Landscapes from the Photography and Media Arts Collection - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    Intractable and untamed documentary photography around 1979 - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
    Crossroads - Lillehammer Art Museum, Lillehammer
    Aperture Remix - The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
    Prix Pictet: Power - The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
    2013
    Power - Aperture Gallery, New York City, NY
    Expérience Pommery #11 une odyssée : les 30 ans du frac champagne-ardenne - Domaine Pommery, Reims
    Power - Artstation, Tel Aviv
    Shared Vision: The Sondra Gilman and Celso Gonzalez-Falla Collection of Photography - Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
    At the Window: The Photographer's View - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
    Power - Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich
    A Democracy of Images: Photographs from the Smithsonian American Art Museum - Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
    Secrets of Sunset Beach - Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
    Industrial Effects: Photographs from the Henry Art Gallery Collection - Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Power - Beirut Exhibition Center, Beirut
    Looking at the New West - Contemporary Landscape Photography - The Fralin Museum of Art - University of Virginia Art Museums, Charlottesville, VA
    Clouds - World of the Ephemeral (Wolken - Welt des Fluechtigen) - Leopold Museum, Vienna
    Power - Prix Pictet - Huis Marseille stichting voor fotografie, Amsterdam
    Prix Pictet - Power - Gallery of Photography, Dublin
    Landmark: the Fields of Photography - Somerset House, London
    Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook Village and Elsewhere: The Treachery of the Moon and British Prints - Gimpel Fils, London
    30x: Three Decades - The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
    Prix Pictet Power - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
    Power - Hungarian House of Photography in Mai Manó House, Budapest
    The Unphotographable - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2012
    Power - Galerie Vanessa Quang, Paris
    Power - Bernheimer Fine Art Photography, Munich
    The Prix Pictet - Power Exhibition - The Saatchi Gallery, London
    Howard Greenberg, Collection - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
    Great Photographs: Scape - Hasted Kraeutler, New York City, NY
    Houses - Rolla Foundation, Bruzella
    St Ives Exhibition 2012 - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall
    Number Three. From home to the factory. Works from the Centre national des arts plastiques, France - La Virreina - Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona
    20th Century British Art, Spring 2012 - Paisnel Gallery, London
    James Tower and Contemporary Ceramic Art and Robert Adams Late Bronzes - Gimpel Fils, London
    True Stories - Kunstareal München, Munich
    Der Mensch und seine Objekte - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
    Robert Adams, Robert Bechtle and Ewan Gibbs - Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
    2011
    Civic Virtue: The Impact of the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and the Watts Towers Arts Center - Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG), Los Angeles, CA
    New Topographics - Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao
    Seismic Shift - Lewis Baltz, Joe Deal and California Landscape Photography, 1944-1984 - UCR / California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
    The Altered Landscape, Photographs of a Changing Environment - Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
    The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment - Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
    In Focus: The Sky - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
    Hail Traveler! - Rick Wester Fine Art, New York City, NY
    New Topographics - Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
    Great Photographs of the 20th Century: From the Street - Hasted Kraeutler, New York City, NY
    Night Vision: Photography After Dark / The Howard Gilman Gallery, 2nd floor - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    NEW TOPOGRAPHICS- Robert Adams • Lewis Baltz • Bernd and Hilla Becher • Joe Deal • Frank Gohlke • Nicholas Nixon • John - Preus Museum, Horten
    Earth Now: American Photographers and the Environment - New Mexico Museum Arts, Santa Fe, NM
    2010
    New Topographics - Landesgalerie am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Linz
    Edge Of Town - Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Developed and Undeveloped: Photographic Landscapes - The de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
    My Base II / Photographs I saw in 80's in NY - Kurenboh - Chohouin Buddhist Temple Gallery, Tokyo
    What I Did Last Summer - Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    What I Did Last Summer - Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
    America Deserta - Centre d'Art du Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux
    On the Road - Artpace - San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
    Furthermore: 30th Anniversary Exhibition - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    2009
    Public Domain Variations on the Landscape - Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1969 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    Stadt, Land, Fluss. Fotografien aus den Sammlungen des Sprengel Museum Hannover - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
    Remember? Photographs before Digitization - Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
    Into the Sunset: Photography's Image of the American West - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    2008
    Oceans, Rivers, and Skies: Ansel Adams, Robert Adams, and Alfred Stieglitz - The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
    READING ROOM - PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
    Images Du Corps, Vertiges Et Vestiges - Musée Régional D\'Art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Sérignan
    Badlands: New Horizons in Landscape - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
    Natura Viva - Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Robert Adams, Lewis Baltz, Frank Gohlke - Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, NY
    2007
    DIE ELBE [in] between - Wasser, Ströme, Zeiten - Kunstmuseum Kloster unserer lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg
    Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
    Highlights from the Photography Collection - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    Modern British Sculpture from the Arts Council Collection 1913-1966 - Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art - MIMA, Middlesbrough
    Landscapes of Colorado - Metropolitan State College, Denver, CO
    SECOND VIEW– Amerikanische Fotografie - Kunstmuseum Kloster unserer lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg
    On the Wall - Aperture Gallery, New York City, NY
    2006
    Where We Live: Photographs of America from the Berman Collection - The Getty Center, Los Angeles, CA
    Twilight. Photography in the Magic Hour - Victoria & Albert Museum - V&A, London
    Ecotopia - The Second ICP Triennial of Photographie and Video - International Center of Photography - ICP, New York City, NY
    60th Anniversary Show - Gimpel Fils, London
    UBS Openings - Photography from the UBS Collection - Tate Modern, London
    Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2006 - C/O Berlin, Berlin
    Summer Vacation - Photographs from the Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    Tiefenschärfe - Bilder vom Menschen - Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
    Photography: Robert Adams, Inaki Bonillas, Louise Lawler - Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels
    Print: Modern British,International and Contemporary - Osborne Samuel, London
    Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2006 - The Photographers' Gallery, London
    Tendenzen Internationaler Fotografie - Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst
    2005
    20th CENTURY BRITISH ART - Osborne Samuel, London
    Aspects of Modern British Art - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
    Bilanz in zwei Akten - Sammlung Niedersächsische Sparkassenstiftung - Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
    Nine Abstract Artists - Osborne Samuel, London
    La Photographie á l'Épreuve - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
    2004
    Super Hits of the '70s - Photographs from the Collection - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
    Wide Open Spaces - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    101 Ways to Remove a President From Power - CoCA - Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
    Adams and 21 Eves: Women Photographers From the Vault - College of the Arts - California State University, Long Beach, CA
    Citigroup Photography Prize 2004 - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
    Glorious Harvest - photographs from the Michael E. Hoffman Tribute Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    The Alteres Landscape - Presentation House Gallery - PHG, North Vancouver, BC
    Twentieth Century British Art - In association with Scolar Fine Art - Osborne Samuel, London
    Citigroup Photography Prize - The Photographers' Gallery, London
    2003
    JEDE FOTOGRAFIE EIN BILD. SIEMENS FOTOSAMMLUNG - Kunstareal München, Munich
    125 Photographs from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York - The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow
    Enchanted Evening - Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, NY
    cruel and tender: the real in the twentieth-century phtograph - Tate Modern, London
    Unreal Estate Opportunities - PKM GALLERY| Bartleby Bickle & Meursault - Seoul, Seoul
    Affinities... Now and Then - Kansas City Art Institue, Kansas City, MO
    2002
    Landschaft - Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Wilhelmshaven
    Regarding Landscape - mocca - Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON
    Visions from America - Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1940 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    Robert Adams - What We Bought, The New World and Lewis Baltz - Park City - Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
    2001
    Great Britain - The 1960s - Joseph Rickards Gallery, New York City, NY
    Amerikanische Fotografie ca. 1970 - Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich
    Photography and Perception: Exploring the Western Landscape - Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, UT
    Nature in Photographie - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
    Settings and Players - Theatrical ambiguity in American photography - White Cube - Hoxton Square, London
    Emotional Distance - Gallery Sink, Denver, CO
    Reinventing the West: - Photographs by Ansel Adams and Robert Adams - Addison Gallery of American Art - Phillips Academy, Andover, MA
    2000
    Foundation for Contemporary Performing Arts Benefit Exhibition - Matthew Marks Gallery - 522 West 22th Street, New York City, NY
    No Absolutes - Contemporary Art from the Region - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
    How you look at it - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
    The West Since Yesterday - Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
    1999
    Sea Change - The Seascape in Contemporary Photography - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    Carved, Modeled, Assembled, Welded, Drawn - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    1998
    New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape - Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    1997
    American Photography: Recent Acquisitions - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1996
    Paysages photographiques - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac
    1990
    Myth of the West - Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    The Indomitable Spirit: Photographers And Artists Respond In The Time Of Aids - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    1989
    Un'altra obiettivitá - Centro per l´Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, PO
    1988
    Another Objectivity - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
    1984
    Three Americans - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1982
    Paintings from the National Watercolor Society - Missoula Art Museum MAM, Missoula, MT
    Les choix de l'œil : la photographie depuis 1940 - Musee du Bas-Saint-Laurent, Rivière-du-Loup, QC
    Points of View - Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Norman, OK
    1981
    Photography: A Sense of Order - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Les choix de l'œil : la photographie depuis 1940 - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    American Landscapes - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Whitney Biennial 1981 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    1980
    American Images: New Work by Twenty Contemporary Photographers - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    1978
    The Great West: Real/Ideal - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    1976
    14 American photographers - The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
    1975
    14 American photographers - La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
    14 American photographers - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    14 American photographers - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
    1971
    Photographs: Robert Adams and Emmitt Gowin - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    1964
    documenta 3 - Documenta, Kassel

    Dealer Directory 8

    Belgium
    Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels
    USA
    Matthew Marks Gallery - 522 West 22th Street, New York City, NY
    Matthew Marks Gallery - 523 West 24th Street, New York City, NY
    Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
    United Kingdom
    Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
    Gimpel Fils, London
    Scolar Fine Art, London
    New Art Centre, Salisbury

    Collections 18

    Canada
    National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
    France
    49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz
    FRAC - Champagne-Ardenne, Reims
    Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes (IAC), Villeurbanne
    Germany
    Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
    Israel
    The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    Macedonia
    Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Skopje
    Spain
    ARTIUM - Basque Museum Center of Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz
    USA
    Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP), Chicago, IL
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM), Milwaukee, WI
    International Center of Photography (ICP), New York City, NY
    Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY
    Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    Nevada Museum of Art NMA, Reno, NV
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), San Francisco, CA
    Center for Creative Photography - University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    United Kingdom
    Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds
    Last update: 05 Feb 2016

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