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Charcoal on paper | 2021
In this ongoing series of charcoal drawings, Cowboy Sketches, McCormick delves into his childhood obsession with cowboys and explores the idealized representation of these cultural icons within the American psyche. These gestural drawings, mostly devoid of context or landscapes, focus on the symbol of the cowboy character as both a myth and mentality, one that exists and persists beyond the range.
12 x 9 inches
Floated: 16.5 x 13.5 x 1.5 inches
The work comes with a Certification of Authenticity signed and numbered by the Co-Founder of Tappan
Q. Where do you draw inspiration from?
A. A lot of the work is based on personal memories and idolized daydreams around those memories...
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