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George McLeod
The Kitchen Drawer - An overwhelming source of detritus... everyday objects

2020

About the Item

The Kitchen Drawer Simply an overwhelming source of detritus... 'Detritus' series was born from the twin frustrations of lockdown halting all planned projects, yet litter still somehow being dropped in abundance on my street. With no idea of the final output, or indeed the hygiene implications, I started to collect, scan, and record what I found. When I realised these colourful misshapen objects could be turned into something beautiful, the frustrations left me and I began looking for other sources of Detritus. These collages gave me purpose during the pandemic and allowed me to grow something beautiful from a place of frustration. My aim is to simply give viewers of the work a fleeting moment of calm. Unable to shoot anything, I’ve been making collections of things I find on the ground and scanning them to create composite images of otherwise ignored or discarded objects." - George McLeod The Kitchen Drawer, 2020 Series: Detritus Archival Pigment Print, Mounted on Dibond in custom made Frame; with Black Stained Oak and antireflective UV protective museum standard Art Glass Print 100 x 100 cm / Framed: 102 x 102 cm/ 40 x 40 inches approx. Edition of 5 + 2AP About the Artist George McLeod is a London-based fine art and fashion photographer. After building a darkroom in his dad’s attic when he was 16, he went on to study photography at Nottingham Trent University, from which he graduated in 2003. For a while after, he strayed from his original focus as he pursued a career in writing music for TV and film – though he continued to shoot fashion editorials in his spare time for brands such as Louis Vuitton, Prada, Fendi and Bvlgari, among others. In 2019, after finding inspiration for a fine art photography project, he decided to further dedicate himself to the medium. He is currently developing a practice in which he can combine his love for photography with his passion for short story writing and music. His love for painting has a major influence on his work, as does his lifelong fascination with science. McLeod has been the recipient of numerous photographic awards and his work has been acquired by various private estates and art collection. Shipping by professional art shippers with bespoke wood crating for artwork protection and curb side delivery.
  • Creator:
    George McLeod (1981, British)
  • Creation Year:
    2020
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 40.16 in (102 cm)Width: 40.16 in (102 cm)Depth: 1.58 in (4 cm)
  • More Editions & Sizes:
    60 x 60 cmPrice: $5,204
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  • Framing:
    Frame Included
    Framing Options Available
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  • Gallery Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1967213877562
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