Adam Cullen | the artist
The artist Adam Cullen
Born 1965, Sydney, Australia.
Lives and works in Blue Mountains of New South Wales, .
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Early in his career, Adam Cullen became renowned as an enfant terrible in the Australian art world. He has never been afraid to skirt around danger in his aesthetics and his practice. He gained early fame in his art school days by dragging a rotting pigs head around chained to his ankle. He raised eyebrows by collaborating with the infamous Mark Chopper Read for their childrens book, Hooky the Cripple. He was well established as a Sydney grunge artist when he won the prestigious Archibald Prize for his portrait of actor David Wenham in 2000, raising hackles amongst the more conservative members of the Australian art world…
Adam Cullen, whose raw, often humorous, often shocking images of dead cats, headless women and punk men represent what he calls 'Loserville'. Cullens graffiti-like style became nationally famous with his portrait of actor David Wenham in the film The Boys, loosely based on the Anita Coby murder…
ADAM CULLEN 2MIN CLIP
Nasty, tough, confronting then intimate
Nasty, tough, confronting then intimate. There are numerous contradictions that exist in the prints of Adam Cullen separate from his works in other mediums. Thats what makes these prints, and Cullens collaboration with Michael Kempson, so remarkable…