13 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000
ROBERT ADAMS (b.1937)
The Pawnee Grasslands, 1973
gelatin silver print, printed 1981
signed, titled and dated '1973', '1981', also dated '1978' in copyright credit stamp in pencil on verso
9 1/8 x 11¾in. (23.2 x 29.8cm.)
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'On the prairie there is sometimes a quiet so absolute that it allows one to begin again, to love the future. Such moments are a surprising blessing because the grasslands, at least in northeastern Colorado where I walk, are weighed by the future -- they are recklessly cultivated and overgrazed...' (Adams, p.157).
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Robert Adams: To Make It Home, Photographs of the American West, Aperture, 1989, p.25.
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