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Adam McEwen, ‘The Collyer Bros.’, 2011, Gagosian
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Adam McEwen

The Collyer Bros., 2011

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90 × 70 in
228.6 × 177.8 cm
Location
New York, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, London, Paris, Le Bourget, Geneva, Basel, Rome, Athens, Central, Hong Kong
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© Adam McEwen. Photography by Douglas M. Parker Studio.
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, ‘The Collyer Bros.’, 2011, Gagosian
Adam McEwen, ‘The Collyer Bros.’, 2011, Gagosian
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About the work
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© Adam McEwen. Photography by Douglas M. Parker Studio.
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

The Collyer Bros., 2011

Graphite
90 × 70 in
228.6 × 177.8 cm
Location
New York, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, London, Paris, Le Bourget, Geneva, Basel, Rome, Athens, Central, Hong Kong
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