Adam Dant, artist, creates art which is often based around a geographical location, using cartography to frame a topic, often drawing out a key road or other structure into a simple geometric shape. This is particularly evident The Gilded Desert, which uses the famous King’s Road, drawn here as a straight line through the heart of the work, to illustrate locations in Chelsea associated with artists. The road bisects two other straight lines, the Thames/Cheyne Walk and Fulham Road, with other roads curved between the three. The straight roads are beams of light, eminating from a corner, with artist tryptyches shown as sparkles.
The Gilded Desert is available at TAG Fine Arts.
© Adam Dant.