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Test Pattern 3 (Citric)By Tom McGlynn

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US$ 1,700



Acrylic, Acrylic on fabriano paper

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Dimensions: 55.8cm (H) x 83.8cm (W) / 22" (H) x 33" (W)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

Test Pattern series sets up a generic template as a poetic prompt to consider how behavioural responses to color and form stimulate an abstract sense of contemporary being.

The ostensible template here refers to the color calibration test of the machinic eye (the camera's eye) in a common tool for this purpose, the test pattern. This is not a strictly conceptual usage however, but more of a purposeful play with instrumental meaning and its possible liberation in poetic trance.


Artist Profile

Born: 1958
Hometown: New Jersey
Based in: New York

Tom McGlynn is an American abstract artist whose oeuvre explores interactive color and proportion in tension with their potential semiotic meaning. He is also an independent curator and a writer, contributing regularly to The Brooklyn Rail. Furthermore, the artist is the founding director of Beautiful Fields, an organization dedicated to …


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