Michael Jones McKean

The Fields

Pigment print on Hahnemuhle photo pearl paper
Edition of 20
2017
20 x 20 in
Proceeds from this edition benefit Artadia.

$500.00

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About Artwork

Art+Culture Projects is delighted to partner with UNTITLED, Art to present a new limited edition print by Michael Jones McKean to benefit Artadia.

The collapsing of two very different realities makes this work resonate. The Hubble Space Telescope discovery of thousands of formerly unknown galaxies and the most quotidian of man made inventions, snack foods, coexist in The Fields, 2017. The shapes and forms found in the snack foods and their arrangement suggest hieroglyphs and astrological signs. Michael Jones McKean demonstrates in this work his interest in the complexity of the physical and mental space we inhabit. McKean blurs the lines between who we are and our own perceptions of reality.

McKean is an Artadia Awardee from the 2006 award cycle and is well-known for his 2012 public artwork, The Rainbow: Certain Principles of Light and Shapes Between Forms, that produced temporary rainbows using the most elemental materials: sunlight and rainwater. He has a forthcoming project in San Francisco.

– Omar Lopez-Chahoud

The edition relates to an 80 x 80 inch work of McKean’s from 2014, The Deep Field, exhibited at Parc Saint Leger Centre d’art Contemporain, Nevers, France.

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