Rodney McMillian | the artist




The artist Rodney McMillian
Born 1969, Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
Lives and works in Angeles, CA.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects,


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Rodney McMillian’s Supreme Court towers as a monument of dysfunction. Cut from canvas, and placed unstretched on the wall, McMillian presents the great American institution as a ramshackle ruin, a floppy and flaccid emblem of lost power. Adorned with poured paint to create a ‘marble’ facade, McMillian’s halls of justice posit this ‘downfall of the republic’ as humorous and poignant protest, rendered in the subversive scrawl of graffiti. Surging forward as an unruly wave Supreme Court implies disaster in its wake.
Rodney McMillian’s work limns absence as an unmitigated presence. His take on absence is more sensuous than cerebral…
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