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Creator:
Bruce McLean, Born 1944, British
Title:
An Ideal Home (Diptych)
Date:
1998
Medium:
Screen print on 400gsm Somerset Satin white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 35 × 29 inches (88.9 × 73.7 cm) and Image: 35 × 58 inches (88.9 × 147.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered upper left to lower right: "Beyond the fitted kitchen cum picture | window ensemble based loosely covered | ref. misinterpreted Bonnard/Monet | moment, and the sensational belgian | butcher's chopping block conversion | into a skylight fixture, we address | the microwave digi diner/cool deep |freeze type LA longing pad in line | with three balanced flues, one patio | door onto sundeck sundial suburban | submerged in spurge situations, is | what makes today's master bedrooms | with revived ensuite bathrooms in | avocado overlooking llama skin-lined | conversation pits retro ref. p.v.c. | lolla-bout so unappealing, particularly | in converted knocked through | victorian propped up planted and | lit habitattily brick "I've got the | wrong end of the stick" shit houses."

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Bruce McLean"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
© The Artist
Accession Number:
B1999.3.7
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:33475
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