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Robert Adams  1937, US

Rank (2014): 543 

Artwork:

Robert Adams, Untitled
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The Saatchi Gallery

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to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 104
United Kingdom 23
Germany 19
France 8
Canada 6




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Artist Rank
Lewis Baltz  739 26
Joel Sternfeld  651 25
Lee Friedlander  209 23
Bernd & Hilla Becher  134 22




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Institution
  Fraenkel Gallery, USA 14
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 6
  Matthew Marks Gallery - 523 West 24th Street, USA 5
  Gimpel Fils, United Kingdom 5



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8.5.1937 Born in Orange, NJ (US)

Awards 2006 Deutsche Borse Photography Prize

2009 Hasselblad Award

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 186  Please report missing Information


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   Intractable and untamed documentary photography around 1979 - Museum Ludwig, Cologne Send message

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   Prix Pictet: Power - The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA Send message

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   Robert Adams - L'endroit où nous vivons - Jeu de Paume, Paris Send message

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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
   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 (England)

2007
   Robert Adams: Questions for an Overcast Day - Matthew Marks Gallery - 521 West 22th 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 - The New West - SAGE Paris, Paris
   Robert Adams - Trees 1965–2005 - Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   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 - University of Arizona, 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
Description and image  Robert Adams - Turning Back - Landschaftsfotografien - Haus der Kunst München, Munich

2004
Description and image  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
Description and image  Robert Adams - A Retrospective - Gimpel Fils, London (England)

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 - 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

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2013
   Power - Aperture Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  Power - Artstation Gallery, Tel Aviv
   Shared Vision: The Sondra Gilman and Celso Gonzalez-Falla Collection of Photography - Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
   At the Window - 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
   Power - Beirut Exhibition Center, Beirut
   Looking at the New West - Contemporary Landscape Photography - Thomas H. Bayly Building, Charlottesville, VA
   Power - Prix Pictet - Huis Marseille stichting voor fotografie, Amsterdam
   Prix Pictet - Power - Gallery of Photography, Dublin
   Landmark: the Fields of Photography - Somerset House, London (England)
   Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook Village and Elsewhere: The Treachery of the Moon and British Prints - Gimpel Fils, London (England)
   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
Description and works of art The Saatchi GalleryThe Prix Pictet - Power Exhibition - The Saatchi Gallery, London (England) Send message
   Howard Greenberg, Collection - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
   Great Photographs: Scape - Hasted Kraeutler, New York City, NY
   St Ives Exhibition 2012 - Belgrave Gallery St Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall (England)
   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 (England)
   James Tower and Contemporary Ceramic Art and Robert Adams Late Bronzes - Gimpel Fils, London (England)
   True Stories - Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
   Der Mensch und seine Objekte - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
   Robert Adams, Robert Bechtle and Ewan Gibbs - Timothy Taylor Gallery, London (England)

2011
   Civic Virtue: - 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
   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
Description  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
   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
Description  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
Description  Stadt, Land, Fluss. Fotografien aus den Sammlungen des Sprengel Museum Hannover - Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover
   Remember? Photographs before Digitization - Picker Art Gallery at 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 - MASSMoCA, 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 (England)
   Landscapes of Colorado - Center for Visual Art (CVA) - Metropolitan State College of Denver, 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 (England)
Description  Ecotopia - The Second ICP Triennial of Photographie and Video - The ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, New York City, NY
   60th Anniversary Show - Gimpel Fils, London (England)
   UBS Openings - Photography from the UBS Collection - Tate Modern, London (England)
   Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2006 - C/O Berlin, Berlin
   Summer Vacation - Photographs from the Collection - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Description  Tiefenschärfe - Bilder vom Menschen - Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
   Photography: Robert Adams, Inaki Bonillas, Louise Lawler - Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels
Description and image  Print: Modern British,International and Contemporary - Osborne Samuel, London (England)
Description  Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2006 - The Photographers' Gallery, London (England)

2005
Description and image  20th CENTURY BRITISH ART - Osborne Samuel, London (England)
   Aspects of Modern British Art - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
   Bilanz in zwei Akten - Sammlung Niedersächsische Sparkassenstiftung - Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
Description and image  Nine Abstract Artists - Osborne Samuel, London (England)
   La Photographie á l'Épreuve - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne

2004
Description  Super Hits of the '70s - Photographs from the Collection - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Description  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 - UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
   Citigroup Photography Prize 2004 - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
Description  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
Description and image  Twentieth Century British Art - In association with Scolar Fine Art - Osborne Samuel, London (England)
Description and image  Citigroup Photography Prize - The Photographers' Gallery, London (England)

2003
Description and image  JEDE FOTOGRAFIE EIN BILD. SIEMENS FOTOSAMMLUNG - Pinakothek der Moderne, 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
Description and image  cruel and tender: the real in the twentieth-century phtograph - Tate Modern, London (England)
   Unreal Estate Opportunities - PKM GALLERY| Bartleby Bickle & Meursault - Seoul, Seoul
   Affinities... Now and Then - H&R Block Artspace at Kansas City Art Institute, 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
Description and image Mai 36 GalerieAmerikanische Fotografie ca. 1970 - Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich Send message
   Photography and Perception: Exploring the Western Landscape - Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, UT
Description  Nature in Photographie - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
   Settings and Players - Theatrical ambiguity in American photography - White Cube - Hoxton Square, London (England)
   Reinventing the West: - Photographs by Ansel Adams and Robert Adams - Addison Gallery of American Art, 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
Description and image  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, 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, 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 - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)

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

1981
   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

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

1971
   Photographs: Robert Adams and Emmitt Gowin - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1964
   documenta 3 - Documenta, Kassel

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Belgium

 Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels

United Kingdom

 Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London (England)
 Gimpel Fils, London (England)
 Scolar Fine Art, London (England)
 New Art Centre, Salisbury (England)

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

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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
 IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne

Germany

 Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

Israel

 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Macedonia

 Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Skopje

Spain

www.artium.orgARTIUM - Basque Museum Center of Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz eMail

United Kingdom

 Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds (England)

USA

 MoCP - The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
 ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, 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

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