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BOB ADELMAN 
(1930-2016)

Photographs


Bob Adelman (1930 – 2016) was an acclaimed American photographer known for his social documentaries (the struggle for civil rights, New York artists, women’ strike for equality, anti-war demonstrations and other historic photographic essays). The Adelman Archive is held by the Library of Congress.  Westwood Gallery NYC presented premiere exhibitions for photographer Bob Adelman during his lifetime and represents the photographs of the Estate of Bob Adelman.

 

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'NEW YORK ARTISTS' SERIES

For decades, Bob Adelman captured some of the greatest New York artists including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, James Rosenquist, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Marisol, and many other NY artists. Bob spent extensive time photographing the cultural milieu that passed through Andy Warhol's Factory, as well as openings and interactions in the Leo Castelli Gallery, large-scale murals painted by Roy Lichtenstein, and historic New York art world scenes.

© Bob Adelman Estate



PHOTOGRAPHS OF ROY LICHTENSTEIN
 

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© Bob Adelman Estate



PHOTOGRAPHS OF JAMES ROSENQUIST
 

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© Bob Adelman Estate



PHOTOGRAPHS OF TOM WESSELMANN
 

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© Bob Adelman Estate

PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE STRUGGLE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS, 1960s

During the Civil Rights struggle of the 1960s, Bob Adelman's passion for social justice fueled his belief that images revealing the situation -- segregation, poverty, neglect -- might effect change. By volunteering his services as a photographer for the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), he captured events that re-shaped modern American history. Adelman photographed not only the moments of civil and social unrest, the marches and riots in New York, Washington D.C. and the deep South, Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech and the protesters being water-hosed in Birmingham, Alabama, but also the fabric of everyday life. He traveled through rural areas and city ghettos to document the black community in sorrow and in joy, capturing images of successful musicians, sports figures, educators and one of the early African-American sheriffs elected under the Voting Rights Act in Alabama. These images of a transformative time are as poignant and heartening today as when Adelman first captured them.

To inquire regarding prices for vintage photographs or limited edition prints, and to purchase any of the photographs shown below, contact the gallery at info@westwoodgallery.com.


© Bob Adelman Estate