Item NMC/0632 - Getting in a Flap

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Getting in a Flap


  • 1999-2000 (Creation)

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"An attempt at dental flossing".

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Michael Esson was born in Scotland in 1950 and studied at Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen, Edinburgh College of Art and the Royal College of Art, London. He is the Director of the International Drawing Research Institute, the College of Fine Arts, the University of New South Wales, Professor of Drawing at Lincoln University, UK, and a Visiting Professor of Drawing at the Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, the Xian Academy of Fine Art, China, Dong Hua University, Shanghai, and Lu Xun Academy, China. In 1993-94, he was the first artist in residence at the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.The core of his work has been the study and interpretation of the human figure through the drawing process.

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Artist, 01.02.2000.

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etching on white paper Inscribed: Getting in a Flap. Michael Esson A/P

Dimensions: 455 x 630 mm

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