Robert Adams - Photographs New York Wednesday, April 6, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

  • Literature

    Yale University Press, Robert Adams: The Place We Live, Volume Two, p. 36
    Aperture, From the Missouri West, pl. 46
    Greenough, American Silence: The Photographs of Robert Adams, pl. 131, there dated 1977-1978

  • Catalogue Essay

    Other prints of this image are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven; The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City; Cleveland Museum of Art; Middlebury College Museum of Art, Vermont; and the National Gallery of Art, Australia.

    Robert Adams: American Silence, a major survey of the photographer’s work, will be on view at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. 29 May – 2 October 2022 and from there will travel to the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno.

Reframing Beauty: A Private Seattle Collection


Santa Ana Wash, next to Norton Air Force Base, California

Gelatin silver print.
7 x 8 3/4 in. (17.8 x 22.2 cm)
Signed and dated '1979' in pencil on the verso.

$5,000 - 7,000 

Sold for $8,190

Contact Specialist

Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs

Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head of Photographs and Chairwoman, Americas


New York Auction 6 April 2022