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Sean Scully: Body Of Light Kirsty Morrison

Sean Scully: Body Of Light

Kirsty Morrison

Published May 30th 2005
ISBN : 9780642541734
Hardcover
216 pages
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Sean Scully is one of the most significant international figures of postwar abstract painting. His work draws on the influence of Mark Rothko, bringing a sensuous, painterly quality to the application of geometry. Scullys work involves the sequence,MoreSean Scully is one of the most significant international figures of postwar abstract painting. His work draws on the influence of Mark Rothko, bringing a sensuous, painterly quality to the application of geometry. Scullys work involves the sequence, variation, and repetition of squares, rectangles, and checkerboard patterns. This volume is broadly representative of the artists work, including oil paintings, watercolors, drawings, etchings, and photographs from the last fifteen years. Scullys photographs lead to an under-standing of his evocative use of form and color in vernacular buildings.