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Desmond McLean Art

DESMOND MCLEAN (IRELAND, 1927–2015)

Desmond Patrick McLean was born on June 12, 1927, in Sligo, Ireland. His family moved when Desmond was three to New York and he grew up in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. McLean attended the Heatherley School of Art in London, England and the American School of Art in New York. He also studied at Hunter College with Robert Motherwell, Richard Lippold and William Baziotes. He also studied printmaking with Gabor Peterdi. He earned his bachelor's degree at Kean College and was awarded a teaching fellowship at the University of Chicago, where he was enrolled in the doctoral program. After that, he studied at Illinois State University before he got a tenured position as a professor of Art at the Teachers College in 1966. McLean retired from Rowan University's Art Department in 2002, where he had taught for more than 35 years. McLean died on November 30, 2015, after a long life as an artist and an art professor.

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Untitled (abstract expressionist Rorschach paintings)
By Desmond McLean
Located in Hudson, NY
Outstanding abstract expressionist suite of 4 compositions by American artist, Desmond McLean (1929-2015). Untitled, 1959. Each of the four paintings is ink and gouache on paper, eac...
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Mid-20th Century Abstract Expressionist Desmond McLean Art

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Surrealist Landscape
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1960s Abstract Desmond McLean Art

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What Do You Think?
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Ink, Newsprint

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Untitled, #17
By Desmond McLean
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Desmond McLean (b.1929). Untitled, #17, 1971. Oil and concrete on panel measures 14 x 14 inches. Original wood strip frame. Signed and dated en verso. Excellent condition with no d...
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1970s Abstract Geometric Desmond McLean Art

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H 14 in. W 14 in. D 1 in.
Untitled, #36
By Desmond McLean
Located in Hudson, NY
Desmond McLean (b.1929). Untitled #36, 1970. Oil and concrete on panel measures 24 x 24 inches. Original wood strip framed. Signed and dated en verso. Excellent condition with no da...
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H 24 in. W 24 in. D 2 in.
Untitled
By Desmond McLean
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Desmond McLean (b.1929). Untitled, 1970. Oil and concrete on panel measures 12 x 15 inches. Original wood strip framed. Signed and dated en verso. Excellent condition with no damage...
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H 15 in. W 12 in. D 2 in.
Versipel Vertibrate
By Desmond McLean
Located in Hudson, NY
Desmond McLean (b.1929). Untitled #6, Versipel Vertibrate, 1968. Oil and concrete on panel measures 30 x 46 inches. Original wood strip frame. Signed lower right; signed titled and d...
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Untitled
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Desmond McLean (b.1929). Untitled, 1970. Oil and concrete on panel measures 48 x 48 inches. Original wood strip frame. Signed with monogram upper right Excellent condition with no da...
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Mona Lisa
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Stunning Pop Art composition by American artist, Desmond McLean (1927-2015). Mona Lisa, 1967. Photostat collage and colored pencil on illustration board mounted to backing. Signed an...
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Untitled, #1
By Desmond McLean
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Desmond McLean (b.1929). Untitled #1, 1969. Oil and concrete on panel measures 30 x 48 inches. Original wood strip framed. Signed and dated en verso. Excellent condition with no dam...
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