'Colour of Images 1'  by Dawit Adnew

'Colour of Images 1' by Dawit Adnew

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  • Acrylics on canvas
  • 20cm by 20cm artwork size
  • 24cm by 24 cm framed
  • 2021
  • signed and dated in front


  • Dawit Adnew | Ethiopia @d.adnew

    Artist participating in 20 x 20 Exhibition: Edition 2

    Dawit Adnew was born in Addis Ababa in 1973. He graduated from the Addis Ababa University, Alle School of Fine Arts and Design in 1995 with a Diploma in Graphics. He worked at Adwa Textile Factory as a professional printing designer where he implemented flat form art techniques. He was a member of the Kitab Studio where the interactions with members of the studio enriched his career. Dawit is also a founding member of Netsa Art Village where he experimented with found objects and recycling, making work from plastic bottles. Dawit has participated in more than thirty group and one solo exhibition in Ethiopia and Uganda. A

    "My inspiration arises from movements, I always perceive movements in patterns, forms and colour. My intention is to transform this perception into paintings using visual language"

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    Highlighting an iconic building in Balluta , Sliema. Portraying this masterpiece in 2D helps the user to understanding the importance of ‘good’ architecture which is sometimes forgotten today. Whilst bringing in the background copies of such building, with the idea that society must urge today’s architecture to be bold, sensitive to the surroundings and an added value for next generations. We must copy the idea of creating buildings for tomorrow and bring back what have been lost with over development. The chosen colour sitting in the background is a basic earth colour as a strong connotation between the ground and other spaces which must be identified as our “common ground”