Lot 360 - Mark Adlington - Kit Down
Mixed Media on Card
A6 (10X15CM) ORIGINAL ARTWORK
SIGNED ON VERSO
Fascinated from an early age by all wild creatures, Adlington spends long hours in the field drawing, filming and observing before returning to the studio to develop a specific language for each subject, varying both mark and media depending on what is required. Winchester College/ University of Edinburgh /City and Guilds of London School of ArtRecent One Man Shows include; LION, 2021 JMLondon Gallery ; A Memory of Elephants, 2018 JMLondon Gallery ; 2016 Painting the Ice Bear, JMLondon Gallery; 2015 the Arabian Leopard, JMLondon Gallery; 2014 Still Bright Waters; 2010 Animals of Arabia JMLondonGallery;John Martin of London; Bridgeman ImagesDuring the past year and a half of London Lockdown, deprived of foreign travel and African adventure, Adlington became extremely interested in the neighbourhood foxes and eventually, having gained the trust of the Vixen, close to four of her 2021 kits. These little studies show them from two different angles at exceptionally close quarters.