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Adams, Albert

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online May 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B2278158
Adams, Albert

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South African, 20th–21st century, male.

Born 23 June 1929, in Johannesburg; died 31 December 2006, in London.

Painter, printmaker, draughtsman.

Albert Adams moved to Cape Town with his mother and sister at the age of four. After high school he studied at Hewat College, and attended art classes with Peter Clarke; he was refused entrance to the Michaelis School of Fine Art because of the colour of his skin....

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; Contemporary Art ; African Art (Sub-Saharan) ; 20th-Century Art

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