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Beauty in Photography: Essays in Defense of Traditional Values Paperback – 1 Jul 2004

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  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Aperture; New Ed edition (1 July 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780893813680
  • ISBN-13: 978-0893813680
  • ASIN: 0893813680
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1 x 21 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 61,521 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"For Adams, art is not some timid diversion or self indulgent entertainment, but goes to the heart of who we are as civilized, compassionate human beings."--Jacob Stockinger, "The Capital Times," Madison, Wisconsin
"Eight eloquent and thought-provoking essays."--Chris Keledjian, "Artweek"
"The sort of collection of essays to which one can return repeatedly."--Michael Edelson, "Camera 35"


For Adams, art is not some timid diversion or self indulgent entertainment, but goes to the heart of who we are as civilized, compassionate human beings. "The Capital Times"

Eight eloquent and thought-provoking essays. "Artweek"

The sort of collection of essays to which one can return repeatedly. "Camera 35""

For Adams, art is not some timid diversion or self indulgent entertainment, but goes to the heart of who we are as civilized, compassionate human beings. The Capital Times
Eight eloquent and thought-provoking essays. Artweek
The sort of collection of essays to which one can return repeatedly. Camera 35"

About the Author

Robert Adams is a major figure in New Topographics movement known for his photographs of the modern American West. A recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, two Guggenheim Fellowships, the Spectrum International Prize for Photography, and the Deutsche Borse Photography Prize, his many books include: From the Missouri West (1980), Beauty in Photography: Essays in Defense of Traditional Values (1981), Our Lives and Our Children (1983), Summer Nights, Walking (1985), Los Angeles Spring (1986), and Perfect Times, Perfect Places (1988). Adams's work has been widely exhibited, including in a major retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.


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