Rhythm Adjust

21 MAY 2021 - 11 JUNE 2021
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31. Adam Ball

The Living Other

Signed (lower right)
Photopolymer gravure etching
90 x 112 cm.
Framed: 96 x 117 x 4 cm.
Created in 2014
Edition of 20 plus 6 Artist Proofs


£800 - 1,200

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The Living Other is the first Adam Ball etching, produced in conjunction with Future Tense and Pete Kosowicz of Thumbprint Editions, strictly limited to a run of 20. It forms part of The Space Between series, exhibited at the Goss-Michael Foundation in Dallas, US, and then at the Bait al Zubair Museum, Oman. 

The Living Other is a photopolymer gravure etching from the artist’s private collection, and originates from charcoal drawings made at the Taman Negara Rainforest in Malaysia, the oldest rainforest in the world. 

Adam Ball (1977) lives and works in London.


Solo exhibitions include: Remnants and Realisation, Encounter, London (2018); Absolute Zero, Pharos Arts Foundation, Cyprus (2016); Elemental, Bait Al Zubair Museum, Oman (2015); The Space Between, Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas (2014); Resolution, Centre of Contemporary Art Bahrain (2013), Echo, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (2010); In the Beginning, Shirazu Gallery, London (2012); Taman Negara, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York (2010). 

Selected group exhibitions: RWA168, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol (2021); Shapes in Clouds, Encounter, London (2020); Re:Define, Dallas Contemporary Art Museum, Dallas (2017); Clarks: Rebooted, Shanghai, Milan, NYC (2015); Salle D’Attende, Galerie Laurent Mueller, Paris (2015), This is London, Shizaru Gallery, London (2012), Re:Define, Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas (2011); Spectra, London Newcastle Project Space, London (2010); Taman Negara, Gagosian Gallery, New York (2009); Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London (2008); Encounters, Brighton Museum (2003); Becks Futures, Institute of Contemporary Art, London (2000).

Public installations include: Until the day you feel good, a 3m x16m light box on the outside of new Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge in collaboration with architects HOK International and FutureCity. A 10 metre high painting in London’s Golden Square in 2002.

Public and private collections include: Goss-Michael Foundation, Bait Al Zubair Museum, Kasmin Collection, Hinduja Collection, Khalili Foundation, Pharos Arts Foundation, British Land.

Recently five of Ball’s works were sold in the George Michael Collection at Christie’s achieving record results. 


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