McLean’s mixed-media collages stress abstraction, eschewing icons and other symbols that may arouse preconceived notions. She says, “These pieces are anonymous in their first impression, yet strangely organic in their undertone. Each is very much about exploring the artistic process of creating a convincing and viable abstract construction.”
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