Robert McNally

Gradient Wheel

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Year 2020
Medium Graphite and etching on ultra black light absorber
Dimensions 29.7 x 42 cm

About the work

My practice revolves entirely around drawing. I have a personal language of images and repeating motifs running throughout my larger more indulgent works, and the smaller pieces such as these feed into that or provide respite.

I mark time with my drawings, they are like flags in the ground or messages in bottles for myself and for anyone else. Much of this year was spent working in a gas mask and playing games like solitaire while waiting for things to happen so that I could move forward, and I draw gradient wheels as an exercise of recalibration following periods of time away from drawing.

← Robert McNally

Solitaire Ending Sequence

Julie Mehretu →


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