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Route 9W, Hubcap, Sack

Walter Tandy Murch, Route 9W, Hubcap, Sack, 1956, Mixed media and collage, 10" x 12 1/2"

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Telex, Head, Maps

Walter Tandy Murch, Telex, Head, Maps, Mixed media collage, 6 1/2" x 10 3/4"

Walter Tandy Murch (August 17, 1907 – December 11, 1967) was a painter whose still life paintings of machine parts, brick fragments, clocks, broken dolls, hovering light bulbs and glowing lemons are an unusual combination of realism and abstraction. His style of painting objects as though they are being seen through frosted glass has been compared to 18th century painters such as Chardin, while his oddly marred and pitted surfaces tend to evoke the 20th-century's abstract expressionists. He is the father of sound designer and film editor Walter Scott Murch and Louise Tandy Schablein.

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