Ryan McGinness, On What It Takes To Build a Universe

The black light enthusiast discusses his creative process.


Ryan McGinness: “I’m not the kind of artist who can magically make a beautiful drawing in one go. I make a series of failings, and a series of struggles toward that final drawing. I take that solution and then I perfect it.”

artnet News spoke with the artist at Pace Prints Chelsea. Watch the video to hear more.

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Ryan McGinness, Untitled Process Sketches (Thea) (2012)
Ink on paper details and vector drawing, digital file, dimensions variable.
© Ryan McGinness, photo courtesy the artist.


Ryan McGinness: Figure Drawings is on view at Pace Prints Chelsea through June 7, 2014.

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