Carl Plackman

The Immigrant

1985–7

Artist
Carl Plackman 1943–2004
Medium
Wooden frame, wooden chair, wooden hat stand, 4 rakes, 24 balls of paper, concrete ball, plastic ball and float
Dimensions
Unconfirmed: 2250 x 3800 x 3100 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 2006
Reference
T12213

Not on display

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Work of the week: The Immigrant by Carl Plackman

The ambiguity at play in Carl Plackman’s The Immigrant is apt, says assistant curator Stephanie Straine, as she gets ...