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Matt Mullican

Untitled (Sign), 1979

Gouache on foam core
27 7/10 × 27 7/10 in
70.3 × 70.3 cm
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Location
Zurich, Zürich
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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
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
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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 (Sign), 1979

Gouache on foam core
27 7/10 × 27 7/10 in
70.3 × 70.3 cm
Sold
Location
Zurich, Zürich
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