Marcel DzamaUntitled 2003

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Artist
Marcel Dzama (born 1974)
Title
Untitled
Date 2003
MediumInk and watercolour on paper
Dimensions280 x 350 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the American Fund for the Tate Gallery, courtesy of the American Acquisitions Committee 2005, accessioned 2008
Reference
T12589
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Summary

This untitled drawing shows a group of seven human figures wearing costumes that transform them into trees. The lower parts of their legs and feet – clad in what appear to be plus fours and long boots – emerge from the bases of long wooden trunks that extend upwards into clusters of bare branches forking into twigs. Each trunk has a pair of cartoon eyes and a mouth permanently caught in an expressive ‘o’. The figures stand in an approximate row, positioned with a roughly equal distance between them… (read more)

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