Michael Bolus b. 1934
T01355 4th Sculpture 1966
Painted aluminium, 21¼ x 85 x 96¼ (54 x 216 x 244.5).
Presented by Alistair McAlpine 1971.
Exh: Junge Generation Grossbritannien, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, April–June 1968 (Michael Bolus 5); The Alistair McAlpine Gift, Tate Gallery, June–August 1971 (17, repr. in colour).
Lit: Richard Morphet, in catalogue of The Alistair McAlpine Gift, 1971, p.61.
‘4th Sculpture’ and ‘5th Sculpture’ (T01356), 1966, are, in plan, equilateral triangles; they are made up of equilateral pyramidal modules which, in order to be distinct from the ground and demonstrably hollow, are cut away in curves along their lower edges (and at their pinnacles in ‘4th Sculpture’)…