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John McGuire Olsen  Los Angeles, CA

'Gyaku Gire'
Oil and acrylic on panel
'Outcome Bias'
Oil on panel

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About John McGuire

John McGuire Olsen was born in 1981 and received a BFA from University of California Santa Cruz in 2003.

His hyper-realistic paintings are done in oil on canvas. Perfect Information is a series of portraits depicting people overlaid with digital-looking imagery. His previous series include M.L.S.W.R.M.F.O.B. and Occupied.

Olsen’s work has been exhibited in New York, Miami, and Santa Cruz. In 2003 he received a William Hyde and Susan Benteen Irwin Scholarship and in 2011 an ARC Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation.

He currently lives and works in Los Angeles.

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why did you do this but cool


thats so cool :)

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That is WEIRD


so cool

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