"Clearcut, Humbug Mountain, Clatsop County, Oregon" (1999-2003)

"Clearcut, Humbug Mountain, Clatsop County, Oregon," 1999-2003
From the series "Turning Back" Gelatin silver print, 14 x 11 inches
© Robert Adams
Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

"It seems to me that we are now compelled to recognize that we have no place to go but where we’ve been. We’ve got to go look at what we’ve done, which is oftentimes pretty awful, and see if we can’t make of this place a civilized home. We’ve in a sense built a house, but we haven’t made it a home."

- Robert Adams