Edward KrasinskiUntitled 1965

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Artist
Edward Krasinski (1925‑2004)
Title
Untitled
Bez tytulu
Date 1965
MediumWood, cardboard and wire
Dimensions1899 x 82 x 82 mm confirmed 2399 X 500 x 500mm including plinth
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Tate Patrons 2007
Reference
T12566

Summary

T12566 is a hollow wooden cylinder, which is cut at an angle from the top to form an elliptical opening. The cylinder is suspended vertically from two nylon threads attached to the elliptical opening, so that it appears to hang in the air. A corresponding cardboard tube of the same diameter, painted black, sits below the cylinder, on the floor or on a plinth. The cylinder is painted white at the top, shading into grey and black towards the bottom and on the inside. A piece of red dowel is positioned in the elliptical opening of the cylinder, so that it appears to run down the centre, and an identical piece of red dowel is attached to the cardboard tube on the floor… (read more)

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