Barry Flanaganrope (gr 2sp 60) 6 '67 1967

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Artist
Barry Flanagan (1941‑2009)
Title
rope (gr 2sp 60) 6 '67
Date 1967
MediumRope
Dimensionsobject: 67 x 67 x 18290 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1976
Reference
T02063
Not on display

Summary

Rope (Gr 2Sp 60) 6’67 is a length of thick sisal rope that the artist has dyed an uneven shade of green. Although Rope (Gr 2Sp 60) 6’67 is an independent artwork, it is usually displayed alongside two other sculptures by Flanagan also in Tate’s collection: Ringl 1’67 1967 (Tate T02062) and Four Casb 2’67 1967 (Tate T02061). While these works can be exhibited separately, the artist considers this to be ‘less of a sculptural statement than the three of them together’, adding that ‘the three together have a certain success’ (conversation with a Tate curator, 1976). Four Casb 2’67 comprises four blue conical canvas sacks filled with sand. The bags were made from pre-dyed cotton duck and were fabricated by the artist without pattern or drawings… (read more)

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