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Robert Adams: Perfect Places, Perfect Company

Edited by Joshua Chuang.

Robert Adams: Perfect Places, Perfect CompanyRobert Adams: Perfect Places, Perfect Company is a two-volume reworking of a series of photographs that Robert Adams (born 1937) made in the mid-1980s at Colorado’s Pawnee National Grassland. First published in 1988 under the title Perfect Times, Perfect Places, these photographs powerfully convey the deep sensory pleasure of walking in vast, open spaces. With Kerstin, his wife, and Sally, their dog, Robert Adams would drive out to the reserve to experience silence, stillness and affection; his walking companions occasionally appear in the frame, set against the Grassland’s scrubby ground and infinite horizons.

Although he is perhaps best known for picturing a damaged or modified American geography in publications such as The New West (1974) and From the Missouri West (1980), here Adams has recorded scenes that are flawless, efficiently implying the necessity of maintaining and fighting for these spaces. A New York Times article about the photographer published in 1989 immediately comprehended the stakes of Adams’ project: “Robert Adams’ pictures are not designed to be overtly political, but like any deeply felt images they are capable of reorganizing the way we perceive the world.” With Perfect Places, Perfect Company, Adams shows us what we stand to lose.

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Robert Adams: The Plains, from Memory

ROBERT ADAMS: THE PLAINS, FROM MEMORY

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ISBN: 9783969990179
USD $45.00
| CAN $62

Pub Date: 7/5/2022
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Robert Adams: Sea Stone

ROBERT ADAMS: SEA STONE

FRAENKEL GALLERY

ISBN: 9781881337164
USD $65.00
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Pub Date: 5/10/2022
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Robert Adams: A Parallel World

ROBERT ADAMS: A PARALLEL WORLD

FRAENKEL GALLERY

ISBN: 9781881337515
USD $35.00
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Pub Date: 2/9/2021
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Robert Adams: Standing Still

ROBERT ADAMS: STANDING STILL

FRAENKEL GALLERY

ISBN: 9781881337522
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Pub Date: 2/9/2021
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Joshua Chuang & Robert Adams: Boats, Books, Birds

JOSHUA CHUANG & ROBERT ADAMS: BOATS, BOOKS, BIRDS

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ISBN: 9783958296619
USD $45.00
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Pub Date: 7/5/2022
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Robert Adams: On Lookout Mountain

ROBERT ADAMS: ON LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN

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ISBN: 9783958296831
USD $50.00
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Pub Date: 2/7/2023
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Robert Adams: Los Angeles Spring

ROBERT ADAMS: LOS ANGELES SPRING

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ISBN: 9783958296824
USD $95.00
| CAN $135

Pub Date: 2/7/2023
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Robert Adams: Eden

ROBERT ADAMS: EDEN

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958296817
USD $50.00
| CAN $69.95

Pub Date: 2/7/2023
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Robert Adams: Summer Nights, Walking

ROBERT ADAMS: SUMMER NIGHTS, WALKING

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958296848
USD $60.00
| CAN $85

Pub Date: 2/7/2023
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Robert Adams: 27 Roads

ROBERT ADAMS: 27 ROADS

FRAENKEL GALLERY

ISBN: 9781881337478
USD $65.00
| CAN $87 UK £ 57

Pub Date: 10/23/2018
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Robert Adams: An Old Forest Road

ROBERT ADAMS: AN OLD FOREST ROAD

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783960981237
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Pub Date: 9/26/2017
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Robert Adams: Tenancy

ROBERT ADAMS: TENANCY

FRAENKEL GALLERY

ISBN: 9781881337454
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Pub Date: 6/27/2017
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Robert Adams: From the Missouri West

ROBERT ADAMS: FROM THE MISSOURI WEST

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ISBN: 9783958291683
USD $125.00
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Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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Robert Adams: Perfect Places, Perfect Company

ROBERT ADAMS: PERFECT PLACES, PERFECT COMPANY

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ISBN: 9783958291690
USD $85.00
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Pub Date: 9/25/2018
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Robert Adams: Our Lives and Our Children

ROBERT ADAMS: OUR LIVES AND OUR CHILDREN

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ISBN: 9783958290976
USD $55.00
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Pub Date: 4/24/2018
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Robert Adams: Cottonwoods

ROBERT ADAMS: COTTONWOODS

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ISBN: 9783958290969
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Pub Date: 4/24/2018
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