Malcolm Morley, ‘Death of Dale Earnhardt II’, 2005, Print, Lithograph on Rives BFK 350gm paper, ClampArt
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Malcolm Morley

Death of Dale Earnhardt II, 2005

Lithograph on Rives BFK 350gm paper
30 × 41 in
76.2 × 104.1 cm
Edition of 6
.
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Location
New York City
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About the work
Malcolm Morley
British, 1931–2018
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British artist Malcolm Morley is best known for his hyperreal paintings and sculptures that pull subject matter from Old Masters, family portraits, current events, travel brochures, and other visual detritus. Using a grid system to transfer the images onto canvas—reminiscent of the Minimalist grid—he also transfers the borders, tears, and folds in order to foreground the objecthood of the image. Of his attempt to move beyond the strictures of photorealism, Morley says, “I make a handmade painting from a readymade.” Dissatisfied with merely reproducing the image, he draws from the vivid colors of Pop Art and collage techniques to further draw attention to the image as an object.

Malcolm Morley, ‘Death of Dale Earnhardt II’, 2005, Print, Lithograph on Rives BFK 350gm paper, ClampArt
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About the work
Malcolm Morley
British, 1931–2018
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British artist Malcolm Morley is best known for his hyperreal paintings and sculptures that pull subject matter from Old Masters, family portraits, current events, travel brochures, and other visual detritus. Using a grid system to transfer the images onto canvas—reminiscent of the Minimalist grid—he also transfers the borders, tears, and folds in order to foreground the objecthood of the image. Of his attempt to move beyond the strictures of photorealism, Morley says, “I make a handmade painting from a readymade.” Dissatisfied with merely reproducing the image, he draws from the vivid colors of Pop Art and collage techniques to further draw attention to the image as an object.

Malcolm Morley

Death of Dale Earnhardt II, 2005

Lithograph on Rives BFK 350gm paper
30 × 41 in
76.2 × 104.1 cm
Edition of 6
.
Contact For Price
Location
New York City
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
Other works by Malcolm Morley