Posted by: Loren Coleman on September 2nd, 2012
Tyler McPhee’s work has been highlighted here before, in 2008.
Artist McPhee, in that year, had an installation entitled In Search Of… at the Center for Contemporary Art in Rockport, Maine. It is to be recalled that McPhee’s work of art began originally in a format, in 2007, as a garage installation.
Now, a graduate of Syracuse University’s Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture, program, McPhee’s life has moved on. He just accepted a position working in the art field in New York City, and recently donated the elements of his installation to me, to be displayed in the International Cryptozoology Museum.
The centerpiece of this contribution is Tyler McPhee’s diorama of the Patterson-Gimlin Bigfoot 1967 filmsite. He calls it The Whole Picture, an expanded model of the famed frame from the Patterson-Gimlin footage.
Here is the way it looked at the CCA exhibit in Rockport:
Below is the piece in its new home, at the ICM: