Applying Kitsch to Bradford’s Los Moscos

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Applying Kitsch to Bradford’s Los Moscos
Mark Bradford’s Los Moscos finished in 2004 is a stunning example of mixed media collage that retains a sense of order and purpose. There is a reason for this – Bradford is inspired by his life in the city and it is in the city that the materials for his works come from.
A sizeable canvas (Los Moscos is 3175 x 4839 mm) to look at it is to imagine an aerial view of any major city complete with yellow topped skyscrapers and the grid lines of infrastructure. Yet a closer look at the collage reveals layers and depths that are totally missed in a single glance. Bradford has created his work using thousands of pieces of paper – all of which have been...
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.....e is and it should be appreciated as such.
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Bradford, M. Los Moscos, (2004).
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