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 Allan McCollum  (1944 - )

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Lived/Active: New York/California      Known for: sculptor, collage, abstract painter, printmaker

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Allan McCollum
from Auction House Records.
384 Plaster Surrogates
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
Allan McCollum is best known for his arrangements of small, solid black paintings surrounded by white matte and framed in wood. McCollums idea for this expression grew out of his interest in defining painting and reducing it to a few elements. This pursuit has allowed him to produce a consistent body of work that changes very little.

His "Surrogates" as these small framed paintings are called, represent a universal sign of painting; they remove the identifiable image or the art from the (showing 500 of 1655 characters).

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