Sean Scully, ‘Wall of Light Crimson’, 2002, michael lisi / contemporary art

Created by the artist as an original etching in 2002, Wall of Light Crimson is a stunning example of the artist’s work. Signed in pencil, and numbered, the artwork measures 29 x 31 in. (74 x 79 cm), unframed, from an edition of 40.

About Sean Scully

Demonstrating an unwavering commitment to abstraction, Sean Scully’s paintings and works on paper combine an underlying geometric structure with soft edges and uneven application of pigment. Scully’s compositions often employ stripes, grids, and dark, earthy tones, as seen in early watercolors where Scully allowed the paint to puddle and overlap with a larger stripe motif. This integration of structured composition with the idiosyncrasies of the chosen medium is typical of Scully’s work; the artist has described this duality as a “battle between system and emotion.”

Irish, b. 1945, Dublin, Ireland

Solo Shows on Artsy

Sean Scully | change and horizontals, Walter Storms Galerie, Munich

Group Shows on Artsy

Alpha 137 Gallery Staff Favorites, Alpha 137 Gallery, New York
Jacob Kainen, Thomas Nozkowski, Sean Scully, Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, DC
Group Show of Editions, Nicholas Gallery, Belfast
Stoney Road Press Limited Edition Books, Stoney Road Press, Dublin