Sean Scully – Sculpture


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ISBN: 9783775746069 Category:

Clare Lilley, Jon Wood, Dr Kirsten Claudia Voigt, Peter Murray


Sean Scully’s abstract paintings are world-famous. In them he moves far beyond a purely formal confrontation with color, form, plane, and light by also incorporating his attitudes to-ward art, society, ethics, and metaphysics. To date, however, little attention has been paid to the fact that he also creates sculptures. For these, Scully layers elements made of steel, stone, bronze, and painted aluminum on top of each other, creating horizontal structures that expand upward, yet are also linked to the stripes in his paintings. This monograph is now the first to compile Scully’s important sculptures in a sin-gle volume. Besides numerous pictures, it also contains exten-sive essays about his work.

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Weight 2182 g
Dimensions 25.1 x 32.5 cm
Publisher name Hatje Cantz Verlag
Publication date 27 August 2019
Number of pages
Format Hardback
Dimensions 25.1 x 32.5 cm
Weight 2182 g


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SEAN SCULLY (*1945, Dublin) is one of the world's most acclaimed con-temporary artists. His oeuvre is characterized by an intense confrontation with Abstract Expressionism, Action Painting, and Minimalism. Sean Scully divides his time between New York and Munich. His works will be shown in several exhibitions in 2019.