Allan McCollum

The Shapes Project : Shapes Spinoffs, 2005-2015

6 pieces in hand lathed ash wood
H 39.4 x 76.8 inches for the installation, Unique artwork
The Shapes Project : Shapes Spinoffs, 2005-2015

6 pieces in hand lathed ash wood
H 39.4 x 76.8 inches for the installation , Unique artwork
Collection of Five Plaster Surrogates, 1982-1992

Enamel paint on cast hydrostone
H 20.3 x 71.3 inches, Unique artwork
Collection of One Hundred and Twenty Drawings, 1988-1991

Pencil on Museum board
H 119 x 188 in, Unique artwork
Collection of Thirty Plaster Surrogates, 1982-1990

Enamel paint on cast hydrostone
H 107 x 85.9 inches, Unique artwork

Allan McCollum's work is characterized by serial production. Whether it's a question of sculptures, drawings or photographs, each of his works form collections, ensembles ranging from a few objects all the way to several thousand. The seriality present in McCollum's work reflects his desire to break with the traditional criterion of the rarity of artworks. However, behind the apparent massificiation of his work, McCollum preserves the uniqueness of each element via the differentiation of his ensemble through subtle variations.

 

Born in 1944, Los Angeles, California. He lives and work in New York.


The works of Allan McCollum feature in the collections of some of the most prominent museum such as the Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Whitney Museum of American Art (New York), the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), the Musée National d'Art Moderne, the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris), the Musée d'art moderne et contemporain de Genève (Switzerland) and the Castello di Rivoli (Italy).



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News

News

allan McCollum - URBAN THEATER: NEW YORK ART IN THE 1980s - the modern, FORT WORTH, United States

HORS LES MURS

09.21.2014 - 11.04.2015


Press

ALLAN MCCOLLUM'S ONE-OF-A-KIND SHAPES IN FOR THE MILLIONS/JUST FOR YOU

THE NEW YORK TIMES

ALLAN MCCOLLUM'S ONE-OF-A-KIND SHAPES IN FOR THE MILLIONS/JUST FOR YOU

16.04.2015
ALLAN MCCOLLUM

TECHNIKART

ALLAN MCCOLLUM

01.06.2013
ENTRETIEN

LE QUOTIDIEN DE L'ART

ENTRETIEN

21.05.2013

Publications

Perfect Couples & Shapes Spinoffs

Allan McCollum

Perfect Couples & Shapes Spinoffs

06/2016

Ouvrage publié à l'occasion de l'exposition personnelle de Allan McCollum à la Galerie Mitterrand, Paris.
Graphisme : Alban Gervais

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