The Moving Image

Using a highly effective photorealistic technique, collaborative painters David McDermott and Peter McGough channel sixties-era glamour, focusing on female screen icons—Susan Hayward, Lana Turner and Claudia Cardinale among them. The moving image, especially significant with the introduction of black and white T.V. and, subsequently, color movies, was a defining medium of the early 1960s. McDermott & McGough reproduce single frames of moving film on two-dimensional surfaces of painted canvas, thus freezing the image’s original identity and repositioning its impact.
Find out more about McDermott & McGough's work here.