It may be social media and other media driving this view but the contemporary art world seems to be increasingly driven as a commoditised marketplace. There seems to be little room for anything that isn’t ephemeral or shallow. Most contemporary art I see seems to … Continue readingContemplating contemporary art
I had a rush of blood to the head and recorded a Christmas single called PsychedeliChristmas Electronicals. It uses the famous theme, Lieutenant Kije by Prokofiev but goes off the rails a bit. It’s all electronic, upbeat and has sleigh bells all over it. but … Continue readingCHRISTMAS MADNESS
Imagine going to IKEA to buy furniture. You’re redecorating your living space and you want new furniture. On the way out you see “art” and you decide that a few nice pictures are also needed, after all they show off your taste at it’s best. … Continue readingIKEA vs THE ROBO-ARTISTS
I have recently had a conversation about my work being both computational and digital, and how difficult it is to sell virtual work. The main thrust being that computational and digital work is difficult to sell because it’s not real somehow. I printed out that … Continue readingReal virtual art
I’m proud to be talking about my work, illness, technology and skills at the RSA in London on 6th September at 12. You can book a ticket at the links below and you don’t have to be an RSA fellow to come. https://www.thersa.org/events/fellowship-events/rsa-friday-conversations
A 9 minute review of my recent show. Please watch.
The exhibition opens May 8th – private view is May 11th at 5pm – ask for an invite via email@example.com; 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for invitation. Richard’s Haunted Selfie work explores four things. Channelling and managing extreme … Continue readingHaunted Selfies Exhibition