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Posted 03.29.12 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Robert Adams & Aaron Rothman: We Are in a Western Town



Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1968
From The New West

[From the collection of the Yale University Art Gallery; © Robert Adams, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York]

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ABOUT THE ESSAY

We Are in a Western Town
On Places, Aaron Rothman explores the enduring power of the photographs of Robert Adams, and what they reveal about the paradoxical landscape of the American West.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Aaron Rothman’s photographs, video and installation artwork explore perceptual experience of space in both natural and built environments.
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For four decades Robert Adams has photographed the landscape of the American West, focusing especially on California, Oregon and his home state of Colorado.
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