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Eight Works

by Sean Mellyn

Eight works by Sean Mellyn, including new additions to Paper Monet (begun in 2008) and Eyecharts (begun in 2010). Mellyn's fascination with surveillance, visual perception and the way we see pervades his paintings and prints. His essay on Stephen Tashjian was an Editor's Choice in BOMB124/Summer 2013. A twenty-year survey of his prints and multiples is on view at the Underline Gallery in New York until August 1, 2013.


Shelf for a Patriot, 2013. Six objects on wood shelf, Xerox photo transfer, paper, indigo ink, wood frame. 20 × 33.5× 3 inches. All photos by Alex Chohlas-Wood and courtesy of the artist.

 


Installation shot showing clockwise; Jonbenet "Box of Bones" 1999, Claude Monet "Flower Child" 2008, and "Invert" 2004.

 

 


Haystack Platter, 2013. Xerox photo transfer, indigo ink on paper plate, artist frame. 14 × 16.5 inches. Edition of 3.

 

 


Shelf for a Quiet Type, 2013. Five paper objects on wood shelf, Xerox photo transfer, indigo ink, paper. 14 × 24.5 × 3 inches.

 

 


Tour Group, 2013. Pigment Dye with hand applied pennant. 15.5×52 inches.

 

 


Japanese Bridge Plate, 2013. Xerox photo transfer, indigo ink on paper plate, artist frame 13 × 13 inches. Edition of 3.

 

 


The House What Eye Built, 2013. Pigment dye print.

 

 


Shelf for Two Ladies, 2013. Thirteen paper objects on wood shelf, Xerox Photo transfer, indigo ink on paper. 18 × 48.5 × 5.5 inches.

 

For more on Sean Mellyn, visit his website.

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