Significant trends are shown in Salon of art by under 40s

… and dominating everything physically & emotionally is the huge, allegorical canvas by Albert Adams which (it would be hypocritical to pretend otherwise) inevitably causes visions of “Guernica” to come flooding into one’s mind.

Adams is having a one man exhibition soon and I would prefer to discuss his work in greater detail then. Suffice to say that the forces that caused Picasso to paint his famous protest have not yet abated, and Albert Adam’s outburst, despite its obvious need to be worked upon still further, has a significance over and above all the other pieces on view.

Neville Dubow
Cape Argus
6 October 1959

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