Robert Adams: An Old Forest Road

EditorThomas ZanderText byHenry Thoreau

Hardcover | September 26, 2017

Robert Adams: An Old Forest Road by Thomas Zander
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The subject of Robert Adams’ (born 1937) latest book is a little-visited forest reserve near the photographer's home in Oregon.

Sunlight plays a pivotal role in this sequence of pictures, as it pierces through the canopies of branches and leaves to reveal the hidden shapes and structure of the forest and the well-trodden path ahead. Shadows, too, are prominent in these pictures, adding gentle drama and contrast; they occlude the way forward, rendering it a portal to a destination unknown. These images, made between 2012 and 2013, constitute a lyrical meditation on walking and the natural world.

In September 1842, Nathaniel Hawthorne noted this social encounter in his journal: "Mr. Thorow dined with us yesterday. He is a singular character---a young man with much of wild original nature still remaining in him; and so far as he is sophisticated, it is in a way and method of his own. He is as ugly as sin, long-nosed, queer-...
Title:Robert Adams: An Old Forest RoadFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:72 pages, 10.25 X 7.25 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:72 pages, 10.25 X 7.25 X 0.98 inPublished:September 26, 2017Publisher:Walther König, KölnLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3960981236

ISBN - 13:9783960981237

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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