Robert Adams affected by Northwest storms, speaks with Bloomberg

Robert Adams, from ”Time Passes” series. Source: Cartier Foundation via Bloomberg News.

Season 4 artist Robert Adams, who lives in Astoria, Oregon, survived last week’s hurricane, after losing power and his phone line for a few days (see images of the storm and its aftermath here). Rebounding quickly, he made time to speak with Bloomberg reporter Farah Nayeri about his current show at Fondation Cartier and the current state of contemporary art.

“What I would like to do is do what art has traditionally done: find a way to an affirmation,” he says. “I see the words ‘contemporary art’ and I begin to run the other direction. It seems to signify one thing: money.”

Read the full interview here.

[via Bloomberg]