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Mark Bradford Featured in First Museum Survey at The Wexner Center

Mark Bradford - 'Scorched Earth', 2006 - Billboard paper, photomechanical reproductions, acrylic gel medium, carbon paper, acrylic paint, bleach, and additional mixed media on canvas, 94 1/2 x 118 inches. - Collection of Dennis and Debra Scholl. Photo: Bruce M. White.

COLUMBUS, OH.- The Wexner Center premiered
exhibition Mark Bradford, the first museum survey devoted to the work of
the Los
Angeles–based artist, one of the leading figures in contemporary art,
from May 8
to August 15, 2010. Organized by Wexner Center curator Christopher
Bedford, the
exhibition features more than 50 works in a variety of media spanning
the years
In addition to providing a comprehensive account of
Bradford’s career to date with an emphasis on his work as a painter, the
foregrounds new works created under the auspices of a Wexner Center
Award in Visual Arts.Following its presentation in Columbus, the show
travel to four major venues in the U.S.