Paul NobleLidonob 2000

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Artist
Paul Noble (born 1963)
Title
Lidonob
Date 2000
MediumGraphite on paper
Dimensionsunconfirmed (overall): 3000 x 4500 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased with assistance from the Art Fund 2011
Reference
T13325
Not on display

Summary

LidoNob is a large pencil drawing on paper, measuring more than four metres across. It consists of four panels which abut or overlap one another to present a continuous image. It presents a view of the swimming pool of the fictitious town of Nobson Newtown. Built between the city slums and the Chemical and Light Industry Plant (C.L.I.P.O.N.), the lido is framed by a zigzagging wall of geometric protrusions resembling rock formations. In the centre of the image, a diving platform located above the swimming pool spells out the title of the work… (read more)

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