Franklin Adams

(1933–2008)

An illustration with charcoal pencil and white conte crayon by Franklin Adams entitled "Stockings with Clothespins", ca. 1994. Learn more »

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Franklin Adams was a prolific artist, architect, designer, and teacher whose cross-media works spanned painting, sculpture, illustration, set and costume design, architecture, and graphic and interior design. A Florida native, Franklin lived and worked in New Orleans for fifty years both as a member of the faculty of Tulane University and as a successful independent artist. His last body of work, exhibited in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, was a collection of drawings of clothing and accessories entitled Layers of Intimacy.

 

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Staff of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. "Franklin Adams." In KnowLA Encyclopedia of Louisiana, edited by David Johnson. Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, 2010–. Article published September 12, 2012. http://www.knowla.org/entry/1203/&view=summary.

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Staff of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. "Franklin Adams." KnowLA Encyclopedia of Louisiana. Ed. David Johnson. Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, 12 Sept 2012. Web. 22 Jan. 2017.

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