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Mark
Adams

United States 
1925−2006
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Mark Adams (Mark Adams, October 27, 1925, Fort plain, USA – 24 January 2006, San Francisco, USA) is an American painter. Adams in his youth he realized that he wanted to become an artist. He studied painting in new York at the famous abstract expressionist Hans Hofmannthen moved to San Francisco. Intrigued by the tapestries, the artist spent some time in France, studying with the famous French master Jean Lurcat. Back in the US, Adams is starting to get large orders for tapestries, at the same time, he has been creating stained glass for buildings in San Francisco. In the 1970s, having gained financial independence, the artist starts to paint watercolors and dedicates them all the time.

Features artist Mark Adams: his watercolors often depict the simple everyday things – a Cup of flower, a bowl of Jell-o, hat. Adams uses gentle but at the same time bright, translucent colors. About his work he said: "I wanted to show something small, intimate, personal. Something that nobody sees".

Author: Eugene Sidelnikov
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