Jorge PardoUntitled 2003

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Artist
Jorge Pardo (born 1963)
Title
Untitled
Date 2003
MediumPlywood, plastic and lights
Dimensionsdisplay dimensions variable
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the American Fund for the Tate Gallery, courtesy of the American Acquisitions Committee 2005, accessioned 2008
Reference
T12593
Not on display

Summary

Untitled 2003 is an installation of nine lamps hung at different heights and distributed at varying distances from each other around the exhibition space. The set contains three distinguishable designs, in which outer assemblages of interlocking birch plywood and PVC acrylic pieces surround inner chromed light fixtures. Five of the lamps are constructed from eight vertical sections of plywood, which have an industrially applied black coating and have been jigsaw-cut into sinuous, rippling lines, held together by nine horizontal cross-shaped hoops, also of plywood, creating an intricate and illuminated tangle of swirling, abstract calligraphy… (read more)

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