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Cottonwoods : photographs, and a conversation about picture-making in the American West

Author: Robert Adams
Publisher: Göttingen : Steidl, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Steidl editionView all editions and formats
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"Trees have been a subject of lifelong engagement for Robert Adams, and no species has enthralled him more than the cottonwood. Revered by the Plains Indians, native cottonwoods animate the landscape unforgettably but their thirst for water and lack of commercial value have made them common targets for removal by agribusiness and housing developers. Some of Adams's earliest pictures were of cottonwoods, and he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Named Person: Robert Adams; Robert Adams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Adams
ISBN: 9783958290969 3958290965
OCLC Number: 1025248847
Notes: Originally published by the Smithsonian in 1994 as a part of the series "Photographers at Work", this new edition of Cottonwoods has been expanded and enlarged.
Description: 93 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Responsibility: Robert Adams.

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"Trees have been a subject of lifelong engagement for Robert Adams, and no species has enthralled him more than the cottonwood. Revered by the Plains Indians, native cottonwoods animate the landscape unforgettably but their thirst for water and lack of commercial value have made them common targets for removal by agribusiness and housing developers. Some of Adams's earliest pictures were of cottonwoods, and he photographed them throughout the thirty-five years he lived in Colorado"--Publisher's website.

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