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Work demographics, 2014

Wood, steel, copper brass, corn and black beans
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Phillips

54 5/16 x 96 7/8 x 19 5/16 in. (138 x 246 x 49 cm.)
installation dimensions variable

54 5/16 x 96 7/8 x 19 5/16 in. (138 x 246 x 49 cm.)
installation dimensions variable

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Sculpture
Oscar Murillo (b. 1986)
Colombian, b. 1986
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Oscar Murillo’s calligraphic mixed-media paintings and sculptural objects illustrate his fascination with failure, incompleteness, and the studio experience. Using work taken from the peripheries of his studio, typically left on the floor to gather dust, dirt, and fluid stains, he restructures these objects into new creations: paintings initially discarded as failures are appropriated and reconfigured as an opportunity to explore archaeology, ruin, and failure itself. Though conceptually different, Murillo’s calligraphic aesthetic evokes the signature style of Cy Twombly.

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About the work
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P
Phillips

54 5/16 x 96 7/8 x 19 5/16 in. (138 x 246 x 49 cm.)
installation dimensions variable

54 5/16 x 96 7/8 x 19 5/16 in. (138 x 246 x 49 cm.)
installation dimensions variable

Medium
Sculpture
Oscar Murillo (b. 1986)
Colombian, b. 1986
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Oscar Murillo’s calligraphic mixed-media paintings and sculptural objects illustrate his fascination with failure, incompleteness, and the studio experience. Using work taken from the peripheries of his studio, typically left on the floor to gather dust, dirt, and fluid stains, he restructures these objects into new creations: paintings initially discarded as failures are appropriated and reconfigured as an opportunity to explore archaeology, ruin, and failure itself. Though conceptually different, Murillo’s calligraphic aesthetic evokes the signature style of Cy Twombly.

Work demographics, 2014

Wood, steel, copper brass, corn and black beans
Bidding closed
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