Susan HillerFrom the Freud Museum 1991-6

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Artwork details

Artist
Susan Hiller (born 1940)
Title
From the Freud Museum
Date 1991-6
MediumGlass, 50 cardboard boxes, paper, video, slide, light bulbs and other materials
Dimensionsdisplayed: 2200 x 10000 x 600 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1998
Reference
T07438
Not on display

Summary

From the Freud Museum is an installation commissioned by Book Works and the Freud Museum in London. The first version of the installation was produced for the Freud Museum and exhibited there in 1994. Hiller continued to work on the piece and a later version was completed in 1996 and purchased by Tate in 1998. It is generally exhibited as a single vitrine in which fifty archive boxes are displayed on two shelves, with their lids open, revealing a broad range of small artefacts. Each box is numbered and given a title corresponding to its contents… (read more)

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