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Robert Macpherson

 (born 1937)
Robert Macpherson is active/lives in Australia.  Robert Macpherson is known for painting.

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The work Mayfair: (Untitled) Four Signs for Joe Birch attests to Robert MacPherson's deep interest in a serial poetry of repetition, with its four simple and similar panels, only varying in the single word at the bottom of each.  There is a logic of animation here, a group of related images to be read in sequence, perhaps from the window of a car moving along the highway and designed to get attention by the small differences between them.  If this were a poem, presented as text only, it would need four lines to provide the pause between each fragment - while in the sign at the roadside, or here in Macpherson's painting the separate boards provide that necessary pause and emphasize the beat within the rep   ...  Displaying 750 of 2908 characters.

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Mayfair: A chook, a roll, and a pie, 1996
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MAYFAIR: SEPTEMBER (VERTICAL ORANGE) IN MEMORY OF E.M.M.
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Mayfair: Untitled Four Signs for Joe Birch, 1993
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