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    Hugh Scott-Douglas (United Kingdom, b. 1988)
    Untitled (Torn Cheque), 2013
    Laser cut linen
    80 x 40 inches (203.2 x 101.6 cm)
    Signed on verso
    Donated by Joel Lubin
    Retail $20,000



    Hugh Scott-Douglas is best known for his cyanotype prints on textiles, which rely on an outmoded form of film development produced by the sun rather than artificial light. Scott-Douglas first designs a patterned motif using computer-generated algorithms, then prints it onto film and exposes it to sunlight over a textile such as canvas, the chromatic variation of the resulting blue-toned images reflects the changing environments they were produced in. He repeats his motifs in different series and materials, including slideshows and laser-cut images.

    Beyond creating his own works post-graduation, gaining note in particular for his cyanotype prints on textiles, he also curated group exhibitions and established Tomorrow Gallery with fellow OCAD alumni Tara Downs and Aleksander Hardashnakov. His work has been exhibited in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, London, Toronto, Paris and Basel, and is a part of museum collections such as Dallas Museum of Art and Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum in East Lansing, Michigan. He lives and works in Brooklyn.

    Mission: All proceeds from the artwork sold in The Heart of Art and Design charity auction will benefit the American Nurses Coronavirus Relief Fund, for the professionals who help transform the nation's health through the selfless power of nursing. Please visit their website for their tremendous and awe-inspiring work:

    https://www.nursingworld.org/foundation/programs/coronavirus-response-fund/

    Shipping: Artwork is located at Cadogan Tate, 301 Norman Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. Cadogan Tate can arrange shipping at a discount for purchases, please contact heritage@cadogantate.com for any shipping enquiries.


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    September, 2020
    14th Monday
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