Robert Adams, I hear the leaves and love the light

Published 1999 by Nazraeli, 2000 copies

Robert Adams, No small journeys

Across shopping center parking lots, down city streets


Published 2003 by Matthew Marks Gallery, bought at Jeu de Paume










Robert Adams, Sea Stories

Published by Yale University Press, 2011. Bought at Jeu de Paume.

Robert Adams, What we bought : the new world

Text by Tod Papageorge, the book was published after Yale University purchased the 193 prints that compose Robert Adam’s What we bought: the new world. Tod Papageorge has been Director of Graduate Studies in Photography at the Yale School of Art (1979-2011).

Bought at Mast Books

Andrew Roth, The book of 101 books

Seminial Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century

Published 2001 by PPP editions, bought on Amazon $307,93

Ok. Now that I own one copy of the Bible, I can be named collector, please.

Germaine Krull, Métal, 1927

Brassaï and Paul Morand, Paris de Nuit, 1933

André Kertesz, Day of Paris, 1945

Weegee, Naked City, 1945

Paul Strand and Claure Roy, La France de Profil, 1952

Garry Winogrand, The Animals, 1969

Bill Owens, Suburbia, 1973

Robert Adams, The New West, 1974

Mike Mandel and Larry Sultan, Evidence, 1977

Bill Burke, I want to take picture, 1987

Joel Sternfeld, American Prospects, 1987

David LaChapelle, LaChapelle Land, 1996

Robert Adams, Los Angeles Spring

Published 1986 by Aperture, bought on AbeBooks.

Robert Adams, What can we believe where ?

Published 2010, by Yale University Art Gallery, in conjunction with the exhibition Robert Adams : The place we live - A retrospective selection of photographs.

Bought on Amazon 19,31 euros.

Another one in our Robert Adams collection.

Love that spread.

Hopefully this show will come to UK and Spain (Madrid) in 2013. Only 2 years to wait.

Robert Adams, Turning back

Published by Fraenkel / Matthew Marks Galleries, 2005. Can’t remember where I got it, I think it’s at my friend’s, Kai.

As you may already know, I’m very sensitive to Robert Adams work. I have seen this work at Fondation Cartier, here in Paris, 3 years ago.

Nothing much to say about this (very classical) book.

The work is - of course - very impressive.

Just because exhibitions don’t last for ever and that we need to keep memories.

New Topographics, Britt Salvesen & Alison Nordstrom

Published Steidl 2010, can’t remember where and how much I bought it. Just remember I had to order it twice…

As a big fan of Robert Adams, I couldn’t help but buy this one and go further

1975’s show view

© Lewis Baltz, 1974

© Joe Deal, 1974

© Frank Gohlke, 1974

© John Schott, 1973

© Henry Wessel, Jr, 1974

Reproduction of the 1975 catalgue (Stephen Shore & Henry Wessel, Jr)

Robert Adams, Cottonwoods

Developped and produced by the Smithsonian Institution Press by Constance Sullivan Editions, in 1994. I paid £12 for this one, at Claire de Rouen

This “Photographers at work” is a great collection, there is an interview of the artist.

Trees, trees, trees

Robert Adams, Still lives

at Manzanita

Published 2006 by Nazraeli. I lost the invoice… (bought at Claire de Rouen de London)

It’s been ages I haven’t bought a Robert Adams book, so I’ll keep silent while you admire…

Robert Adams, Our lives and our children

photographs taken near the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant

published 1983 by Aperture, bought on Amazon for $142,93. Oups, but it’s worth it !

Exchanging emails with French photographer Grégoire Pujade-Lauraine made me look for this book. I’m quite lucky i found it.

Another great lesson from Robert Adams.
He photographed people closed to the Denver factory of plutonium bombs.

He’s “just” showing people, passer by in the streets, the daily life of a normal city.

Robert Adams, Summer nights walking

This one is edited by Aperture, and i bought it on too (£19,74).

It is an expanded version of the 1985 edition.

This is the Robert Adams I love.

And i like the paper (and the smell), the format. The pictures are great. It’s all about dark, contrast, light, and civilized nature.