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Jannis KounellisUntitled 1969

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Artist
Jannis Kounellis (born 1936)
Title
Untitled
Date 1969
MediumStone
DimensionsOverall display dimensions variable
Collection
Acquisition ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland. Presented by the artist 2010
Reference
AR01136
Not on display

Summary

Untitled 1969 is a flat, dry-stone wall built into a doorway in the gallery space. The stone is sourced locally from the place where the work is shown, requiring it to be remade in every new venue in which it is exhibited. According to the artist’s instructions, the stones should be arranged randomly, following no specific configuration, except that the wall should slope slightly so that the bottom protrudes a little way out from the doorway within which it is placed. The shape and size of the doorway should be in keeping with the architecture of the building or gallery in which the work is installed… (read more)

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