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Adam McEwen

Untitled, 2013

Inkjet print on cellulose sponge
38 1/2 × 28 3/5 in
97.8 × 72.7 cm
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Phillips
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Signed and dated "A. McEwen 2013" on the reverse
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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About the work
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Phillips
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Signed and dated "A. McEwen 2013" on the reverse
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

Untitled, 2013

Inkjet print on cellulose sponge
38 1/2 × 28 3/5 in
97.8 × 72.7 cm
Bidding closed
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