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Sean Scully: Eleuthera


Albertina Museum / Vienna / Art

Asked how he navigated the space between abstract and figurative painting, the Irish-born artist Sean Scully answered, “I jump.” In the series Eleuthera—23 paintings of his young son playing in the sand of the Bahamian island, EleutheraScully’s jump is jaw-dropping. Personal, primal, these color-drenched scenes have the push and impact of Scully’s monumental stripe studies. “My son,” he says, “is my most important project.” —E.C.

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