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Mark Bradford

Ghost Money

Mixed media collage on canvas
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Mark Bradford (b. 1961)

Ghost Money

initialed, titled and dated 'GHOST MONEY 2007 m’ (on the …

Mark Bradford (b. 1961)

Ghost Money

initialed, titled and dated 'GHOST MONEY 2007 m’ (on the reverse)

mixed media collage on canvas

101 7/8 x 143 3/4 in. (258.5 x 365 cm.)

Executed in 2007.

Signature
Initialed, titled and dated 'GHOST MONEY 2007 m’ (on the reverse)
Mark Bradford
American, b. 1961
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Fabricating his signature mixed-media collages with ephemera such as segments of billboards, flyers, and graffitied stencils, American artist Mark Bradford’s works marry his interests in modernist abstraction with the urban community from which he culls his materials. These ambitious, visually arresting works are striking for their simultaneous incorporation of physical remnants of a site and semi-figurative depiction of a scene or topography. In Kryptonite (2006), for example, Bradford amasses a dense grid of collaged materials that seems to delineate the aerial view of a city while visually recalling iconic modernist artwork such as Piet Mondrian’s Broadway Boogie Woogie (1942-43). Bradford also creates public art, installations, and video, often exploring the relationship between high art and popular culture and between materiality, surface, and image. Bradford is a recipient of the Whitney Museum's Bucksbaum Award and was a 2009 MacArthur Fellow.

Mark Bradford, ‘Ghost Money’, Christie's
Mark Bradford, ‘Ghost Money’, Christie's
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About the work
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Christie's

Mark Bradford (b. 1961)

Ghost Money

initialed, titled and dated 'GHOST MONEY 2007 m’ (on the …

Mark Bradford (b. 1961)

Ghost Money

initialed, titled and dated 'GHOST MONEY 2007 m’ (on the reverse)

mixed media collage on canvas

101 7/8 x 143 3/4 in. (258.5 x 365 cm.)

Executed in 2007.

Signature
Initialed, titled and dated 'GHOST MONEY 2007 m’ (on the reverse)
Mark Bradford
American, b. 1961
Follow

Fabricating his signature mixed-media collages with ephemera such as segments of billboards, flyers, and graffitied stencils, American artist Mark Bradford’s works marry his interests in modernist abstraction with the urban community from which he culls his materials. These ambitious, visually arresting works are striking for their simultaneous incorporation of physical remnants of a site and semi-figurative depiction of a scene or topography. In Kryptonite (2006), for example, Bradford amasses a dense grid of collaged materials that seems to delineate the aerial view of a city while visually recalling iconic modernist artwork such as Piet Mondrian’s Broadway Boogie Woogie (1942-43). Bradford also creates public art, installations, and video, often exploring the relationship between high art and popular culture and between materiality, surface, and image. Bradford is a recipient of the Whitney Museum's Bucksbaum Award and was a 2009 MacArthur Fellow.

Mark Bradford

Ghost Money

Mixed media collage on canvas
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.