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Mark Bradford

 (born 1961)
Mark Bradford is active/lives in California.  Mark Bradford is known for large-scale abstract collage-paper items.

Mark Bradford

A collage artist based in Los Angeles, Mark Bradford began making abstract collages in the 1990s by using paper products from his mother's hair salon in South Central Los Angeles.  He combined hairpins, tissue end papers for permanents and dyes for coloration. 

"Bradford transforms materials scavenged from the street into wall-sized collages and installations that respond to the impromptu networks-underground economies, migrant communities, or popular appropriate of abandoned public space-that emerge within a city.  . . .Bradford's videos and map-like, multilayered paper collages refer not only to the organization of streets and buildings in downtown Los Angeles, but also to images of crowds, ranging fro  ...  Displaying 750 of 2465 characters.

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About  Mark Bradford

Born:  1961 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  large-scale abstract collage-paper items