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Adams, Dennis

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00000781
Adams, Dennis

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American, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 15 November 1948, in Des Moines (Iowa).

Environmental artist, video artist, installation artist.

Dennis Adams lives and works in New York and Berlin. Adams' work focuses on the relationship between architecture and images taken from political literature. He creates architectural environments that act as frameworks for text, photographs and other images. These environments, which are either temporary or permanent, are public places. The series of ...

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Subjects: Architecture ; Film and Video Art ; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Photography and Photographs ; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art ; Contemporary Art ; 20th-Century Art ; Art of the United States

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