Emma KayWorldview 1999

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Artist
Emma Kay (born 1961)
Title
Worldview
Date 1999
MediumDigital print on paper
Dimensionsimage: 1760 x 2705 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2000
Reference
P78340
Not on display

Summary

Emma Kay born 1961

Worldview is a large text work in which Emma Kay recounts a history of the world, starting from the ‘big bang’, in which the earth was created, and ending with apocalyptic visions stimulated by the imminent millennium at the end of 1999. It is a digitally created, high resolution ink jet print, produced in an edition of three. It was printed by Clicks Computer Graphics, London EC1 and published by the artist. Kay designed the typeface and layout of the text. It consists of twenty-one columns of 8-point type. The columns are interrupted by paragraph divisions, indents and the spaces separating one column from another… (read more)

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