Tim ScottQuinquereme 1966

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Artist
Tim Scott (born 1937)
Title
Quinquereme
Date 1966
MediumAluminium and Perspex
Dimensionsobject: 2153 x 6109 x 2159 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Alistair McAlpine (later Lord McAlpine of West Green) 1970
Reference
T01366
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Tim Scott b. 1937

T01366 Quinquereme 1966

Not inscribed.
Fibreglass, acrylic sheet and wood, 84¾ x 240½ x 59¼ (215 x 621 x 150.5).
Presented by Alistair McAlpine 1971.
Exh: Whitechapel Art Gallery, June-July 1967 (18, repr. in colour); New British Painting and Sculpture, University of California, Los Angeles, January 1968 (repr.); The Alistair McAlpine Gift, Tate Gallery, June-August 1971 (30, repr.).
Lit: Anne Sevmour, in catalogue of The Alistair McAlpine Gift, 1971, pp. 72–85.
Repr: Artforum, VI, March 1968, p.64

‘Quinquereme’ is in an edition of three.

The artist said (conversation with the compiler 21 March 1972) that T01366 was the first sculpture in which he placed coloured segments of acrylic sheet vertically… (read more)

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