A print depicting a monkey, atop the shoulders of a figure. Both have their arms crossed in front of them. The monkies hands are tinted pink, the other figure wears a yellow tie with green stripes.

Albert Adams, The Circus (Portfolio of Artists' Proofs) G, 2006, Print. Image Courtesy the Artist's Estate. Photography by Museums Photography North West.

Albert Adams, The Circus (Portfolio of Artists’ Proofs), 2006

Artist: Albert Adams

Title: The Circus (Portfolio of Artists’ Proofs)

Year: 2006

Medium: Set of 7 Lithograph Prints

Dimensions: Variable

Accession Number: US2012-92 (a to g)

This work is part of our Albert Adams Special Collection.

Acquisition info: Gift from Edward Glennon, 2012. Supported by the ArtFund.

A print depicting a monkey performing a handstand, atop the hands of a human figure, balenced on a tightrope. The figures are rendered through dark lines, against a natural yellow background.
Albert Adams, The Circus (Portfolio of Artists’ Proofs) A, 2006, Print. Image Courtesy the Artist’s Estate. Photography by Museums Photography North West.
A figure with large eyes, peaking out from a dark cloak with a pointed hood, balences on a tightrope, one arm extended to the right. The figure is depicted in dark lines against a natural yellow background.
Albert Adams, The Circus (Portfolio of Artists’ Proofs) B, 2006, Print. Image Courtesy the Artist’s Estate. Photography by Museums Photography North West.
A figure on a unicycle, balences on a tightrope, Their head is obscured by a dark pointed hood, and their arms are extended out in front of them. he figure is depicted in dark lines against a natural yellow background.
Albert Adams, The Circus (Portfolio of Artists’ Proofs) C, 2006, Print. Image Courtesy the Artist’s Estate. Photography by Museums Photography North West.
A print depicts a dark money performing a handstand on a tightrope. The monkey has it's back facing the viewer, but looks back, their face upsidown. Their tale curves up to point towards their face. Around their waist, a red cord is tied.
Albert Adams, The Circus (Portfolio of Artists’ Proofs) D, 2006, Print. Image Courtesy the Artist’s Estate. Photography by Museums Photography North West.
A pale print depicts a sketchy figure. The figure is sat, their legs bent at the knee, and their right arm rests at their side. From the waist up the figure is hard to make out, but lines draw to a point at the centre top of the image.
Albert Adams, The Circus (Portfolio of Artists’ Proofs) E, 2006, Print. Image Courtesy the Artist’s Estate. Photography by Museums Photography North West.
A print depicting a monkey, atop the shoulders of a figure. Both have their arms crossed in front of them. The monkies hands are tinted pink. The hands of the monkey obscure the face of the figure upon who's shoulders the monkey is sat.
Albert Adams, The Circus (Portfolio of Artists’ Proofs) F, 2006, Print. Image Courtesy the Artist’s Estate. Photography by Museums Photography North West.
A print depicting a monkey, atop the shoulders of a figure. Both have their arms crossed in front of them. The monkies hands are tinted pink, the other figure wears a yellow tie with green stripes.
Albert Adams, The Circus (Portfolio of Artists’ Proofs) G, 2006, Print. Image Courtesy the Artist’s Estate. Photography by Museums Photography North West.