Keith ArnattTrouser - Word Piece 1972-1989

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Artwork details

Artist
Keith Arnatt (1930‑2008)
Title
Trouser - Word Piece
Date 1972-1989
Medium2 photographs, gelatin silver print on paper
Dimensionssupport, each: 1005 x 1005 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2000
Reference
T07649
Not on display

Summary

Originally conceived as a catalogue intervention for an important exhibition of Conceptual art, The New Art, held at the Hayward Gallery, London in 1972, Trouser - Word Piece was finally realised in its present form at the time of Arnatt’s solo exhibition, Rubbish and Recollections, at the Photographers Gallery, London in 1989. It consists of two abutting photographic panels containing text and photograph. On the right is a photograph of the artist standing with a placard hung from his neck, bearing the words ‘I’m a real artist’… (read more)

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