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Sean Scully (born 1945) is a celebrated Irish-American contemporary abstract artist known for his profound contributions to the world of geometric abstraction. Scully's artistic journey began at Croydon College of Art in London, where he studied painting and sculpture. He later continued his education at Newcastle University. In the 1970s, Scully relocated to the United States, where he became a U.S. citizen. His early works, influenced by minimalism, evolved into a distinctive style characterized by the juxtaposition of rectangles and stripes. Scully's art reflects an emotional depth and a commitment to the exploration of color, form, and texture, creating visually compelling compositions that resonate with both the intellect and the senses.


Sean Scully's work is part of many esteemed collections, including the Guggenheim Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Tate Modern. Scully's ability to infuse abstract art with emotional and spiritual resonance has solidified his position as a key figure in contemporary art, and his work continues to captivate audiences around the world.

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