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David Adams

 (20/21st century)
David Adams is active/lives in New York.  David Adams is known for Abstract painting.

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David Adams

British-born, East End resident David Adams is an artist, poet, social activist, former gallerist (Vision Gallery, Brooklyn), and master mason.

Using house paint abandoned at construction sites and harnessing the centrifugal force of the Earth's rotation, Adams spins paint from punctured cans hung from specially constructed tripods above found tarps and other reclaimed materials.  Like the path of a plumb-bob set in motion or a Foucault pendulum, the paint automatically forms progressively layered ellipses on the horizontal tarps.  The process involves many different types of throws as well as a sense of geometry not unlike the precision and accuracy required to master billiards.  The angle, directio   ...  Displaying 750 of 1979 characters.

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