Julio Le Parc Virtual Forms in Various Situations 1965

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Artwork details

Artist
Julio Le Parc born 1928
Title
Virtual Forms in Various Situations
Formes virtuelles à situations variées
Date 1965
Medium Wood, aluminium and polystyrene
Dimensions Object: 375 x 600 x 370 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Transferred from the Victoria & Albert Museum 1983
Reference
T03774
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T03774 Virtual Forms in Various Situations, multiple 1965

Construction of wood and aluminium 14 3/4 × 23 3/4 × 14 1/2 (375 × 600 × 370) with four double-sided printed cards, each 14 × 14 (355 × 355)
Not inscribed
Transferred from the Victoria and Albert Museum 1983
Prov: ...; purchased from Hanover Gallery by the Department of Circulation, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1966 (Circ. 130–1966)
Repr: Le Parc, 33 Biennale de Venise 1966, Galerie Denise René (13, as ‘Formes virtuelles à situations variées, 1965; reliefs à déplacement du spectateur’)

This sculpture is a ‘Multiple’, published by the Galerie Denise René, Paris: different printed cards are slid into the central slot, to make reflections in the curved metal.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1982-84: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1986

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