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 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
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