Today's Hours
Museum: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Gardens: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Today's Hours
Museum: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Gardens: 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Burning Image, The
The Burning Image
Though he was born in land-locked Linton, Indiana, Loren D. Adams, Jr.s most
popular subject has been the Pacific Ocean, which he first saw at age 6 when his
family moved to California. Describing the sight at one which "frightened,
terrified, exhilarated and thrilled" him, Adams was drawn to it when, despite
studying at the California Missionary Baptist Institute of Theology, he found
himself pursuing a career as an artist. For the next decade, he focused on
seascapes and coastal marine landscapes in which he attempted to convey not only
the majesty of the sea, but even the actual motion of the waves. Fused media on
aircraft aluminum.