Michael Adamson Communal Index 1999 Abstract Color Field Oil Painting on Canvas

Sale price$15,000.00


A rich and multi layered oil painting on canvas titled “Communal Index” by Canadian artist Michael Adamson. Signed, dated, and titled on the verso. The impasto and texture of this painting creates a stunning visual affect. Fusing together the traditional landscape subject with color field abstraction and the results are Adamson’s paintings which are bold and modern. This painting makes a joyous statement in a modern or contemporary space. From a private collection. Dimensions: 60.25”h x 84”w (framed). In very good vintage condition. Michael Adamson (1971- ) studied at Carleton University Ottawa, ON (1989-1990), Ryerson University Toronto, ON (1992) , The Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC (1993-1997) and at the University of Kassel, Hesse, Germany (1996). His work has been widely exhibited, with inclusions in exhibitions at McMichael Collection, Kleinberg, ON; Gardiner Museum, Toronto, ON, Benetton Foundation, Venice; OCAD Gallery, Toronto, ON; McMaster Museum, Hamilton, ON; Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB, Valley Gallery, Markham, ON; McIntosh Gallery, London, ON; TIAF, Toronto; FFS, Satthci Gallery London; London Art Fair, London; UK; He was founder and curator of Revolver Contemporary (2000-2002) and co-founder of Track And Field Galley (2014) and has self-published two studio monographs (Open Country, 2008 and Open Road, 2018) He has been invited to make numerous commissioned works in Canada, the USA and in the UK, noteworthy projects include Kent Council UK: Holt Renfrew, Toronto: Bennet Jones, Toronto. Adamson’s work can be found in numerous private, public and corporate collections in Canada well as the USA and UK. Adamson lives and works in Toronto, Canada and is represented by Thompson’s Galleries, London, UK.

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