1. Moloch- Graphite and collage on paper mounted on canvas
2.He Results As Cause Of Himself-Aqua-Resin, gesso, graphite, steel, wood, glass, linen-Quotations from Christian texts run up against lines from Marxist screeds; common clichés abut fragments of political speeches.
Dominic McGill’s works wear their extensive research on their sleeves. Using surfaces that range from wall-height enclosures to resin and gesso sculpture in intestinal loops and folds, his drawings combine collaged elements, drawn imagery, and, above all, a wild profusion of text deriving from a range of sources.
Architectural in scale, McGill’s works envelop the viewer, generating an overwhelming sense of unbridled cerebration, as images beget text and vice versa. We’re in the eye of the brainstorm.