Alexander Adams is an artist, critic and poet, based in the UK. He writes art criticism for Apollo, Burlington Magazine, Print Quarterly, Printmaking Today, The Jackdaw and other publications. He publishes articles on censorship and free speech, as well as book reviews, on Spiked-Online.
His art is in numerous public art collections throughout the world, including the Victoria & Albert Museum (London), the National Museum of Wales (Cardiff), Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool), Northampton Museum, Varna City Art Gallery (Bulgaria), State Darwin Museum (Moscow), and the university art collections of Liverpool, Wales (Aberystwyth), Northumbria and Indiana. There are seven catalogues on his art.
He is author of four books of poetry: Three Strikes (Bottle of Smoke Press, 2011), The Crows of Berlin (Pig Ear Press, 2013), On Dead Mountain (Golconda Fine Art Books, 2015) and On Art (Golconda Fine Art Books, 2018). He has published fiction with Aloes Books, London, since 2016.
In January 2018 he was the recipient of the 2018 Artist Scholarship from the Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation, Monaco.