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Matt Mullican

Untitled (Diderot, Hauteur, Largeur et Lente des Ecritures, Diptych), 2012

Two oil-stick rubbings on canvas
132 × 96 in
335.3 × 243.8 cm
Location
Antwerp
About the work
Matt Mullican
American, b. 1951
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Using his subconscious as material, Matt Mullican often creates his artworks before an audience while under hypnosis, resulting in a unique hybrid of performance art and drawing. Part schematic, part cosmological chart, Mullican’s ordered, symmetrical works belie an enormously ambitious artistic aim, to contain and make sense of the universe. Characterized by rough geometric patterns and the artist’s elongated, looping script, Mullican’s spontaneous diagrams and writings on walls and canvas offer free access to the artist’s psyche.

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About the work
Matt Mullican
American, b. 1951
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Using his subconscious as material, Matt Mullican often creates his artworks before an audience while under hypnosis, resulting in a unique hybrid of performance art and drawing. Part schematic, part cosmological chart, Mullican’s ordered, symmetrical works belie an enormously ambitious artistic aim, to contain and make sense of the universe. Characterized by rough geometric patterns and the artist’s elongated, looping script, Mullican’s spontaneous diagrams and writings on walls and canvas offer free access to the artist’s psyche.

Matt Mullican

Untitled (Diderot, Hauteur, Largeur et Lente des Ecritures, Diptych), 2012

Two oil-stick rubbings on canvas
132 × 96 in
335.3 × 243.8 cm
Location
Antwerp
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