Martin McGinn's Incredible Still-Life Paintings of Art History Books

Martin McGinn's Incredible Still-Life Paintings of Art History Books

Painter Martin McGinn's Volume 1 series works in a self-reflexive manner; essentially, his pieces are art about art. For a show at The Piper Gallery in London, McGinn is showing painterly representations of art history books in the form of still-lifes. They range from artist-specific texts on Warhol and Rothko to movement-specific texts on Bauhaus and Cubism. Visit the exhibition from now through February 8 to see how one artist examines the present through the past.

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