DominicMcGill

发布日期:2020-05-25   作者:亚洲杯外围   已浏览: 139次

DominicMcGill’sworksweartheirextensiveresearchontheirsleeves.Usingsurfacesthatrangefromwall-heightenclosurestoresinandgessosculptureinintestinalloopsandfolds,hisdrawingscombinecollagedelements,drawnimagery,and,aboveall,awildprofusionoftextderivingfromarangeofsources.Architecturalinscale,McGill’sworksenveloptheviewer,generatinganoverwhelmingsenseofunbridledcerebration,asimagesbegettextandviceversa.We’reintheeyeofthebrainstorm.

亚洲杯外围ThescaleofhisworksmighthintatMcGill’spurpose:tocreateakindofcontemporaryhistorypainting,intheknowledgeofsuchaproject’sanachronism.Astheartistputsit,historyispoliticsbyothermeans,andhiscautionaboutthepartialityofhistoricalcertaintiesisreflectedinhisperpetuallyself-criticalandcontradictoryworks.QuotationsfromChristiantextsrunupagainstlinesfromMarxistscreeds;commonclichésabutfragmentsofpoliticalspeeches.

InMcGill’sevocationofcontemporaryuncertainty,everythingisequallynoisyandequallysuspect.InMoloch,acollagedtranscriptionofMaxErnst’s1937TheAngeloftheHearth(hisnightmarishvisionofGermansocietyunderNazirule),thegalumphingdeviliscomposedofsnippetsoffoundphotographsthatsuggestadystopiancontemporarydeity,anupdatedversionoftheBiblicalMoloch,afalseidol.YettherearenoabsolutesinMcGill’swork,andhistexts’occasionalreversalimpliesthepotentialforcontradictorymeaningateveryturn.TextbyBenStreet

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