a reminder of community

"Your own photography is never enough. Every photographer who has lasted has depended on other peoples pictures too - photographs that may be public or private, serious or funny but that carry with them a reminder of community." - Robert Adams

"...the only things that distinguish the photographer from everybody else are his pictures: they alone are the basis for our special interest in him. If pictures cannot be understood without knowing details of the artist's private life, then that is a reason for faulting them; major art, by definition, can stand independent of its maker." - Robert Adams "Beauty in Photography" 1996

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Robert Adams will receive the Hasselblad Foundation Award 2009 later this year in Göteborg, Sweden.
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