WH0 WAS WALTER BURT ADAMS?
Walter Burt Adams was born in
Kenosha, Wisconsin in 1903.
He attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, graduating in 1931.
For almost half a century he was a familiar sight
on street corners in Evanston, Illinois, painting, as he would say, "on the spot", the urban landscape he saw around him.
In addition to his work as an artist, Adams owned and operated an artist's supplies store in Evanston from 1938 to 1974.
In 1950 he published a book on art composition, INFINITE DYNAMICS.
OLD FOUNTAIN SQUARE-1936
GOLD COAST WITH GILT RUBBED OFF-1934
THE FIRST OF MAY-1952
INFINITE DYNAMICS -PUBLISHED 1950
Walter Burt Adams moved to Belen, New Mexico in 1977.
He died there in 1990.
The paintings pictured here and many others by Walter Adams are included in a video documentary entitled
"WALTER BURT EVANS PAINTS THE TOWN"
which was produced in 1992 by LEGACY PRODUCTIONS.
The video is available for $15.00 (including shipping and handling)
from Steve Denenberg
P.O. Box 1954
Evanston IL 60204
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