David Musgrave


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Year 2021
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions 29.7 x 21.1 cm
Top pick Edward Lee, collector

About the work

Plaster is a drawing of an imaginary wound dressing. It incorporates a drawing of a found image, a medical illustration showing how to close a wound. Redrawing a drawing is something I’ve often done in the past, but I’ve usually redrawn my own drawings. I was troubled and seduced by the frankness of this cartoon-like diagram. It made me see how an image is also a kind of wound, a virtual opening in a literal surface. The drawing as a whole is a proposal for a plaster that is also an example of the injury – it seemed timely to think about how drawing, images and art occupy the whole spectrum from healing to injury.

← David Murphy

Untitled (Blanket)

Timo Nasseri →

O time thy pyramids_OM

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