Robert Adams Wins Deutsche Börse Prize


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“American photographer Robert Adams has been awarded the 2006 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize for his exhibition Turning Back ツ– A Photographic Journal of Re-exploration, which shows deforestation and environmental destruction in Oregon. […] Adams said he was donating his ï½£30,000 ($52,300) prize to Human Rights Watch, a social justice organization. ‘However concerned I am about the environment, I’m even more concerned at the moment with a collapse in human decency,’ he says.” (story)