"Denver, Colorado" (1981)

"Denver, Colorado," 1981
Gelatin silver print, 14 x 11 inches
© Robert Adams
Courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

"I took pictures in suburbs surrounding a nuclear weapons plant in the 1980s. And a number of things came clear as I went over the contact sheets where I printed out small pictures of all the film I exposed. One was the burden of sadness which seemed to be on most people’s faces. I was shocked."

- Robert Adams