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Portland Art Museum acquires important collection of Robert Adams photographs


The Portland Art Museum has announced the acquisition of a collection of 69 Robert Adams photographs depicting the landscapes of Western Oregon. The photographs were taken between 1992 and 2012 as part of a series displaying the effects of clear-cutting on the state’s forest environs.

No photographer of our time has better shown us what we both love and too often tend to spoil throughout the American West than Robert Adams. –Jock Reynolds, Henry J. Heinz II Director of the Yale University Art Gallery

From the Portland Art Museum online posting on 27 May 2014.
To learn more about Adams’ work, please visit his artist page.