Robert Adams

Sketchbook [studies for ‘Folding Movement’]

1972–6

Front cover

Created by
Robert Adams 1917–1984
Date
1972–6
Dimensions
420 x 295 mm
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Robert Adams, ‘Front cover’ 1972–6

In Tate Britain

Created by
Robert Adams 1917–1984
Title
Sketchbook [studies for ‘Folding Movement’]
Date
1972–6
Format
Bound volume - sketchbook
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Pat Adams, widow of the artist, and her daughter Mrs Mary Adams Weatherhead, in 1984 and 1990.
Reference
TGA 8421/1/53

Description

Graphite, ink, wash and crayon on paper, 420 x 295 mm

Black cover printed in white 'Daler Lay-out Pad A3'. Inscribed inside front cover 'Patricia and Robert Adams, 24 Yarnton Road, Kidlington, Oxford Tel. Kidlington 5845' (Adams lived at this address for several months from January 1977). Contains many pages loose and laid in, some drawings of sculptures made possibly as early as 1958 and as late as 1977, the majority date from perhaps the first half of the seventies. Includes linear studies of waves which may relate to 'Wave Forms', 1972¿3.

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