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In conjunction with the Edward Adamson Festival 2014, the first major survey of Adamson's life and work since his death in 1996.

Edward Adamson (31 May 1911 – 3 February 1996) was a British artist, "the father of Art Therapy in Britain", and the creator of the Adamson Collection. Edward Adamson was born in 1911 at Sale, near Manchester, in Cheshire. Later his family moved to Tunbridge Wells in Kent. They were well off, successful in manufacturing. This gave Adamson some financial independence to achieve all he did during his life

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The participants were aware that their creative output would be examined by hospital psychiatrists. One of them, Eric Cunningham Dax, published the results of this experiment as ‘Experimental studies in psychiatric art’ in 1953. In 1984 Adamson and Timlin published ‘Art as Healing’, a book about Adamson’s work and the Collection, with an introduction by Jungian analyst Anthony Stevens.

Edward Adamson (1911–1996) encouraged and collected the paintings, drawings and sculptures by. .

Edward Adamson (1911–1996) encouraged and collected the paintings, drawings and sculptures by people compelled to live in a British long stay mental asylum, Netherne Hospital in Surrey, between 1946 and 1981. The Adamson Collection has 6,000 of these works – of an estimated 100,000 when he retired. In his book on his work and the Collection, Art as Healing (1984), Adamson describes that many people who came to his first lecture at Netherne in 1946 had shaved or bandaged heads, and bruised faces and black eyes, following brain surgery. Read the full article in: Raw Vision #72.

Select Format: Paperback. ISBN13: 9780904575248.

By Edward Adamson and John Timlin. Coventure, 2014, £2. 0 (by cheque incl. This slim A4 book reads partly as an exhibition catalogue. the Adamson Collection hangs at Lambeth Hospital in. London) and partly as an art therapy manual, setting out clear. My own method is to be as passive as.

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The Edward Adamson Festival celebrated the life and work of Edward Adamson (1911-1996), visionary pioneer of art as therapy, and . Adamson’s and Timlin’s book, "Art as Healing" won MIND Book of Year award in 1985.

The Edward Adamson Festival celebrated the life and work of Edward Adamson (1911-1996), visionary pioneer of art as therapy, and creator of the Adamson Collection; and the thirty year anniversary of the publication of Adamson’s and John Timlin’s book, ‘Art of Healing’ in 1984. The Adamson Festival was the first major survey of Adamson’s work since his death. It is a major text on art as therapy, and the Adamson Collection, but have been out of print since 1991.


Art As Healing download epub
Alternative Medicine
Author: Edward Adamson
ISBN: 0904575241
Category: Health, Fitness & Dieting
Subcategory: Alternative Medicine
Language: English
Publisher: Coventure Ltd (April 1, 1991)
Pages: 71 pages