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Adam McEwen

Green Tesla, 2018

Inkjet print on cellulose sponge
20 1/4 × 28 in
51.4 × 71.1 cm
This is a unique work.
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Adam McEwen’s work meditates on our collective fixation with calamity and death. A former obituary …

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Adam McEwen’s work meditates on our collective fixation with calamity and death. A former obituary writer for The Daily Telegraph, McEwen has exhibited blown-up reproductions of newspaper obits of still-living celebrities like Bill Clinton, Jeff Koons, and Nicole Kidman. His practice examines the role of media in the …

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Adam McEwen
British, b. 1965
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In his sculptures, paintings, and installations, Adam McEwen deploys a series of interventions that thwart our expectations and jolt us into a new awareness of the mass media dominating our daily lives. A former obituary writer for The Daily Telegraph, McEwen has exhibited blown-up reproductions of newspaper obits of still-living celebrities like Bill Clinton, Jeff Koons, and Nicole Kidman. He has also turned text messages from friends into framed haiku-like riddles and exhibited "gum" paintings. McEwen's influences include Andy Warhol, Richard Prince, and Michael Asher.

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Adam McEwen’s work meditates on our collective fixation with calamity and death. A former obituary …

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Adam McEwen’s work meditates on our collective fixation with calamity and death. A former obituary writer for The Daily Telegraph, McEwen has exhibited blown-up reproductions of newspaper obits of still-living celebrities like Bill Clinton, Jeff Koons, and Nicole Kidman. His practice examines the role of media in the …

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Adam McEwen
British, b. 1965
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In his sculptures, paintings, and installations, Adam McEwen deploys a series of interventions that thwart our expectations and jolt us into a new awareness of the mass media dominating our daily lives. A former obituary writer for The Daily Telegraph, McEwen has exhibited blown-up reproductions of newspaper obits of still-living celebrities like Bill Clinton, Jeff Koons, and Nicole Kidman. He has also turned text messages from friends into framed haiku-like riddles and exhibited "gum" paintings. McEwen's influences include Andy Warhol, Richard Prince, and Michael Asher.

Adam McEwen

Green Tesla, 2018

Inkjet print on cellulose sponge
20 1/4 × 28 in
51.4 × 71.1 cm
This is a unique work.
Bidding closed
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