Peter Adams

Peter Adams

Rocky Point Break; Carmel, California

  • Oil on panel
  • 24" x 30", artwork
  • Contemporary

Acquired by American Legacy Fine Arts directly from the artist.

"Masters of the American West", Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, February 11 - March 26, 2017

Artist's Statement
“In Northern California, the surf is often wild, powerful, and unpredictable. Swells generated by severe storms may come from the southwest and from the northwest simultaneously, and combine to form mammoth waves of extreme force. The sea surrounding these massive breakers actually acts like a white seething cauldron of foam. Yet, even in the midst of churning turmoil, there are areas of peace and tranquility. I am awed by the power of nature and humbled by it. To view and paint these breaking waves from a safe location was a thrilling experience.”
-- Peter Adams

Masters of the American West Exhibition catalog, Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, 2017

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