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Art:21 - Barry McGee

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2001

A cult figure amongst skaters and graffiti artists, Barry McGee's drawings, paintings, and mixed-media installations take their inspiration from contemporary urban culture, incorporating elements such as empty liquor bottles and spray-paint cans, tagged signs, wrenches, and scrap wood or metal. McGee is also a graffiti artist, known by the tag “Twist.”

Barry McGee is featured in the Season 1 episode “Place” of the Art21 series “Art:21 — Art in the Twenty-First Century”.

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