Along Some Rivers: Photographs and Conversations

Along Some Rivers: Photographs and Conversations

by Robert Adams
     
 

ISBN-10: 1597110043

ISBN-13: 9781597110044

Pub. Date: 05/01/2006

Publisher: Aperture Foundation

Robert Adams, one of America's foremost living photographers, has spent decades considering and documenting the landscape of the American West and the ways it has been altered, disturbed, or destroyed by the hand of man. A professor of English before turning to photography, Adams is also a skilled writer and acute thinker on aesthetic questions. Aperture's previous…  See more details below

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Robert Adams, one of America's foremost living photographers, has spent decades considering and documenting the landscape of the American West and the ways it has been altered, disturbed, or destroyed by the hand of man. A professor of English before turning to photography, Adams is also a skilled writer and acute thinker on aesthetic questions. Aperture's previous bestselling collections of his essays, Beauty in Photography and Why People Photograph, assembled his thoughts on a range of subjects, including writing, teaching, photography's place in the arts and a host of fellow photographers. Along Some Rivers collects Adams's correspondence and conversations--some of which have never been published before--with writers and curators including William McEwan, Constance Sullivan and Thomas Weski. In so doing, it provides another point of entry, offering a portrait of the artist in debate and elucidating his thoughts on a number of his now legendary projects, including Cottonwoods and What We Bought. Adams also expounds on why, in his view, Marcel Duchamp has not been a helpful guide for art, and he discusses which filmmakers and painters have influenced him, which cameras he prefers and how he approaches printing his pictures. Along Some Rivers also includes a selection of 28 unpublished landscapes.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597110044
Publisher:
Aperture Foundation
Publication date:
05/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.84(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.58(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

About Cottonwoods13
About What we bought22
About priorities27
About the hat29
Along some rivers : plates37
About The new West68
About Turning back70
About continuing77
About the best and the worst89

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