© Aubrey Mayer
Adam McEwen

© Aubrey Mayer

Adam McEwen

Born in 1965, in London (United Kingdom)

Lives and works in Long Island City (United States of America)

British artist Adam McEwen is based in New York. His early work consists of pieces made using text messages or fake obituaries of celebrities.

He then transferred everyday artefacts into unexpected materials such as graphite and sponge, even using chewing gum, in compositions that evoke the bombing of Germany during World War II.

Selected Bibliography

Bollen, Christopher, « Adam McEwen », interviewmagazine.com/art/adam-mcewen/#, [consulté le 1er septembre 2015], 21/08/2015, 2 p.

[s.n.], « Art is a translator, art is a friend : A conversation between Adam McEwen and Urs Fischer », Mousse, n°48, p. 294-309, avril-mai 2015, 16 p.

McEwen, Adam ; Friedrich Petzel Gallery. Adam McEwen [exposition, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, 2014]. Berlin : Capitaine Petzel, 2014.

Colpitt, France, « Adam McEwen », artinamericamagazine.com/reviews/adam-mcewen/, [consulté le 1er septembre 2015], 06/10/2012, 2 p.

Rimanelli, David ; Wych, Jason ; Marianne Boeksy Gallery. A real slow drag : [exhibition, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, November 4 - December 17, 2011]. New York : Marianne Boeksy Gallery, 2010. 

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