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RODNEY MCMILLIAN (b. 1969)

 
Rodney McMillian is a distinct figure among the new conceptual artists working today. His use of textiles, fabrics, encaustic, and even sound-based installations has gained him recognition from the highest echelons of the art world. McMillian's work is collected by prestigious institutions worldwide, including the Hammer Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Royal Academy in London, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, among many others. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the California Institute of the Arts.
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<br>"Flag" (2002) incorporates elements of clothing, as well as references to landscape painting and objects of significance for the artist. This piece can be viewed as partly autobiographical -- McMillian's work is intensely personal and describes his experiences and observations of contemporary and historical American culture. Rodney McMillian is a distinct figure among the new conceptual artists working today. His use of textiles, fabrics, encaustic, and even sound-based installations has gained him recognition from the highest echelons of the art world. McMillian's work is collected by prestigious institutions worldwide, including the Hammer Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Royal Academy in London, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, among many others. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the California Institute of the Arts.
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<br>"Flag" (2002) incorporates elements of clothing, as well as references to landscape painting and objects of significance for the artist. This piece can be viewed as partly autobiographical -- McMillian's work is intensely personal and describes his experiences and observations of contemporary and historical American culture. Rodney McMillian is a distinct figure among the new conceptual artists working today. His use of textiles, fabrics, encaustic, and even sound-based installations has gained him recognition from the highest echelons of the art world. McMillian's work is collected by prestigious institutions worldwide, including the Hammer Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Royal Academy in London, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, among many others. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the California Institute of the Arts.
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<br>"Flag" (2002) incorporates elements of clothing, as well as references to landscape painting and objects of significance for the artist. This piece can be viewed as partly autobiographical -- McMillian's work is intensely personal and describes his experiences and observations of contemporary and historical American culture. Rodney McMillian is a distinct figure among the new conceptual artists working today. His use of textiles, fabrics, encaustic, and even sound-based installations has gained him recognition from the highest echelons of the art world. McMillian's work is collected by prestigious institutions worldwide, including the Hammer Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Royal Academy in London, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, among many others. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the California Institute of the Arts.
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<br>"Flag" (2002) incorporates elements of clothing, as well as references to landscape painting and objects of significance for the artist. This piece can be viewed as partly autobiographical -- McMillian's work is intensely personal and describes his experiences and observations of contemporary and historical American culture. Rodney McMillian is a distinct figure among the new conceptual artists working today. His use of textiles, fabrics, encaustic, and even sound-based installations has gained him recognition from the highest echelons of the art world. McMillian's work is collected by prestigious institutions worldwide, including the Hammer Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Royal Academy in London, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, among many others. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the California Institute of the Arts.
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<br>"Flag" (2002) incorporates elements of clothing, as well as references to landscape painting and objects of significance for the artist. This piece can be viewed as partly autobiographical -- McMillian's work is intensely personal and describes his experiences and observations of contemporary and historical American culture. Rodney McMillian is a distinct figure among the new conceptual artists working today. His use of textiles, fabrics, encaustic, and even sound-based installations has gained him recognition from the highest echelons of the art world. McMillian's work is collected by prestigious institutions worldwide, including the Hammer Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Royal Academy in London, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, among many others. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the California Institute of the Arts.
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<br>"Flag" (2002) incorporates elements of clothing, as well as references to landscape painting and objects of significance for the artist. This piece can be viewed as partly autobiographical -- McMillian's work is intensely personal and describes his experiences and observations of contemporary and historical American culture. Rodney McMillian is a distinct figure among the new conceptual artists working today. His use of textiles, fabrics, encaustic, and even sound-based installations has gained him recognition from the highest echelons of the art world. McMillian's work is collected by prestigious institutions worldwide, including the Hammer Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Royal Academy in London, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, among many others. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the California Institute of the Arts.
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<br>"Flag" (2002) incorporates elements of clothing, as well as references to landscape painting and objects of significance for the artist. This piece can be viewed as partly autobiographical -- McMillian's work is intensely personal and describes his experiences and observations of contemporary and historical American culture.
Flag200297 1/2 x 102 in.(247.65 x 259.08 cm) mixed media
Provenance
Finesilver Gallery
Private Collection, Texas
Rodney McMillian is a distinct figure among the new conceptual artists working today. His use of textiles, fabrics, encaustic, and even sound-based installations has gained him recognition from the highest echelons of the art world. McMillian's work is collected by prestigious institutions worldwide, including the Hammer Museum, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Royal Academy in London, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, among many others. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the California Institute of the Arts.

"Flag" (2002) incorporates elements of clothing, as well as references to landscape painting and objects of significance for the artist. This piece can be viewed as partly autobiographical -- McMillian's work is intensely personal and describes his experiences and observations of contemporary and historical American culture.
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