The exhibition opens May 8th – private view is May 11th at 5pm – ask for an invite via firstname.lastname@example.org; Robert Phillips Gallery, Riverhouse Barn, Manor Rd, Walton-on-Thames KT12 2PF Below is the catalogue, price list, artist’s statement and biography. In PDF format. Please download.
Instagram rots the soul –artist mocks the impermanence of screen selfies Richard Adams — not that one — an artist who is not a digital native has mocked the obsession with getting digital perfection and mock emotional support ‘Likes’ from Facebook-owned Instagram. Richard has created … Continue readingHaunted selfies…the anti-selfie
Wednesday 8th May to Sunday 19th May. The Robert Phillips Gallery, Riverhouse Barn, Walton on Thames. Supported by the RC Sherriff Trust. Private View Saturday 11th May, 5pm – 7pm. Contact email@example.com for invitation. Richard’s Haunted Selfie work explores four things. Channelling and managing extreme … Continue readingHaunted Selfies Exhibition
I have my next album out on all streaming services, released on the 4th December it’s called Central Line. Search for Richard F Adams.
After four serious operations, a serious hospital superbug infection and other complications, the year 2018 can’t come to a close fast enough and I hope I can stabilise next year. At the start of the year my work was still based around the Modern Beauty … Continue reading2018, a review; towards a computational expressionism
A lot of writing has been done on how narcissistic selfie culture is and indeed it’s a valid interpretation. The notion that someone feels their life is of interest to others does display a degree of narcissism. My take on selfies and selfie culture is … Continue readingRomanticism and Selfie culture
I was recently thinking about how oncoming death affects artists and their creativity and I remarked how struck I was by the sadness in late Rembrandt self portraits and how they reflect my own current state of mind. A long chain of associative thinking got … Continue readingHaunted selfies; the digital Dorian Gray – works for sale
This post is about my Modern Beauty exhibition, details of which can be found here. The work I do is aimed at you. I don’t make it for galleries and dealers, but that, of course, is where they have to be displayed in order to … Continue readingMy work
Short radio interview on Brooklands Radio in Surrey.
Available on all major services, Spotify, iTunes, Google Play, Deezer, Amazon and others. Just search for Richard F Adams. Track Listing 1 Coffee Shop Waltzer – a simple waltz, just for fun. 7:49 2 Diamond Waterfalls – atmospheric space music 6:30 3 Train Time – … Continue readingNew Album is out now