20 November 2012
Julian Opie (b. 1958)
Imagine You Are Driving at Day (7)
acrylic on wood, glass and aluminium
36 5/8 x 48 3/8 x 1 1/8in. (93 x 123 x 3cm.)
Executed in 1993
Lisson Gallery, London.
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M. Horlock, Julian Opie, London, 2004 (p. 58-63).
Modena, Galleria Civica di Modena, Arte Inglese D'Oggi, 1995 (illustrated in colour, p. 50).
'Opie's motorway paintings encapsulate the driving experience, yet seem inexplicably odd because they focus on that which is not to be focused on: the road as a place' (J. Roberts, 'Tunnel Vision', in frieze, May 1993, reproduced at http://www.frieze.com/issue/article/tunnel_vision/).
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