Designer Traffic Jam - Celebration of an Intersection (Diptych)
- Part Of:
- Screen print on 400gsm Somerset Satin white wove paper
- Sheet: 29 × 35 inches (73.7 × 88.9 cm) and Image: 58 × 35 inches (147.3 × 88.9 cm)
Lettered upper left to lower right: "A designer traffic jam - a concept car park, art | park pay and display, celebration of an inter- | section. Orchestrated bumper to bumper road | rage and programmed lorry-load shedding | diversion scheme on flyover, underpass and | dual carriageway gridlock situation. A sleep- | ing policeman enforcement camera, black | spot - red routed - red light - double yellow | street painting - with white reflector cats eyes | and radar trap highway coded, conical cone | line collision. A filter laned, no entry aggres- | sive cobbled - no speed limit, no entry, con- | gested, polluted - sin plomo'd - sans plombed, | intensive scenario for a weekend highway siren symphony, chock-a-block installation."
Signed in graphite, lower right: "Bruce McLean"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
- Copyright Status:
- © The Artist
- Accession Number:
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Bruce McLean, Born 1944, British, Designer Traffic Jam - Celebration of an Intersection (Diptych), 1998
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