Adam Caldwell

Oakland / USA

Adam Caldwell lives and works in Oakland, California. His drawings combine classical figures and abstract backgrounds to form strong subliminal statements about human identity. Adam Caldwell works are featured in the URBAN NATION 2018 exhibition, ‘UN-DERSTAND The Power of Art as a Social Architect’. […]

Biography / Adam Caldwell

Adam Caldwell lives and works in Oakland, California. His drawings combine classical figures and abstract backgrounds to form strong subliminal statements about human identity. Adam Caldwell works are featured in the URBAN NATION 2018 exhibition, ‘UN-DERSTAND The Power of Art as a Social Architect’.

How ‘off’ is our perception of what surrounds us? Adam Caldwell approaches this question in an oeuvre characterized by the juxtaposition of elements of abstract expressionism and classical figuration. Since completing his training at the California College of Arts and Crafts, Adam Caldwell has developed a very distinct style using oil paint to create almost collage-like compositions of strong eclectic nature. His paintings raise questions about identity, the tension between self and other, present and past, resulting in a substantial emotional impact on the viewer.

Featured on Urban Nation / Adam Caldwell

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COMMUNITY WALL BY CARL KENZ
At the end of June Carl KENZ was in town and left behind a new Community Wall at Bülowstrasse 97, close to the URBAN NATION museum. The result of this spontaneous collaboration is a new work of art entitled “Raised
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ONE WALL BY BUSTART
The new mural by BustArt at Artpark Tegel is entitled “Departure” and picks up a current topic: the upcoming closure of Tegel Airport. Locally close to the airport, the residents around Neheimer Strasse 4 can now look forward to a
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ONE WALL BY JIM AVIGNON
News from Artpark Tegel: The Berlin painter, illustrator, musician and concept artist Jim Avignon has created a new ONE WALL that expresses the zeitgeist and asks the question of the future between uncertainty and a mood of departure. The new
New facade of the URBAN NATION Museum
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New museum facade by Dave the Chimp & friends
The URBAN NATION museum presents itself with a new, humorous face. The new facade design by Dave the Chimp and four other artists from Berlin not only encourages more solidarity and thus addresses a very current socio-political topic, it is
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„Hier & Jetzt“ – a wall by Maja Hürst
Science, research and urban art – in the new artwork by the Swiss artist Maja Hürst, these three components form a wonderful overall picture that not only convinced a jury in terms of content and aesthetics, but also completely meets
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ONE WALL by Emily Eldridge
Berlin has become a little more colourful again in the last few days: The American artist Emily Eldridge, who lives in Berlin, created a new ONE WALL and enriches the neighborhood around Kastanienplatz in Kreuzberg with lots of color and