Ryan McGinley, ‘Beach Towel’, 2014, Design/Decorative Art, 100% cotton (machine washable), Artware Editions
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Ryan McGinley

Beach Towel, 2014

100% cotton (machine washable)
60 × 70 in
152.4 × 177.8 cm
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Artware Editions

The Artist Towel Series features towels by an incredible selection of internationally known …

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Brand new
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Manufacturer
WOW
Ryan McGinley
American, b. 1977
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Ryan McGinley burst into prominence in his early twenties after circulating copies of a self-published portfolio of photographs. He is has since become known as the youngest artist—at the age of 23—to present a solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art. His work orbits around the life and youth of family and friends in contemporary culture, and particularly in the Lower East Side. While his early work featured more candid and documentary subjects, he began to explore since 2003 the possibility of photographing directed situations. He has since become known for studio portraits and landscapes with bodies in action or lost in contemplation. McGinley’s models are usually nude, though never sexualized. McGinley has said, “I think most people look at [the nudity] sexually, but I think everyone looks sexier with their clothes on.”

Ryan McGinley, ‘Beach Towel’, 2014, Design/Decorative Art, 100% cotton (machine washable), Artware Editions
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About the work
Artware Editions

The Artist Towel Series features towels by an incredible selection of internationally known artists. They are 100% cotton, machine washable and because of their large size are great for a variety of uses including the beach, the bath, a picnic, or as a tapestry to hang on your wall.

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Medium
Condition
Brand new
Signature
Shown on tag.
Frame
Not included
Manufacturer
WOW
Ryan McGinley
American, b. 1977
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Ryan McGinley burst into prominence in his early twenties after circulating copies of a self-published portfolio of photographs. He is has since become known as the youngest artist—at the age of 23—to present a solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art. His work orbits around the life and youth of family and friends in contemporary culture, and particularly in the Lower East Side. While his early work featured more candid and documentary subjects, he began to explore since 2003 the possibility of photographing directed situations. He has since become known for studio portraits and landscapes with bodies in action or lost in contemplation. McGinley’s models are usually nude, though never sexualized. McGinley has said, “I think most people look at [the nudity] sexually, but I think everyone looks sexier with their clothes on.”

Ryan McGinley

Beach Towel, 2014

100% cotton (machine washable)
60 × 70 in
152.4 × 177.8 cm
.
Sold
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