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

Lettered upper left to lower right: "enlarged and printed out end- | lessly, as the architect positions him- | self in the work " to maintain a sense of | proportion " | The original plan for the city was based on a | photocopy of the artist's genitals, faxed to a col- | league for design modification | and structurally engineered through modern | technology. Phase two pho- | tographs become slides and the city | is projected, at times invisible, and at | other times visible when projected on screens, | shirts, ties, dresses, mirrors and reflective surfaces, | some of which are moving, contracting, expanding and disappearing."; lettered with printed handwriting: "Concepts | not A | Fucking | CLUE"

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Bruce McLean"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
© The Artist
Accession Number:
B1999.3.17
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:33489
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