David ShrigleyUntitled 1999

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Artwork details

Artist
David Shrigley (born 1968)
Title
Untitled
Date 1999
MediumInk on paper
Dimensionssupport: 210 x 127 mm image: 210 x 127 mm frame: 268 x 198 x 38 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased using funds provided by the 2006 Outset / Frieze Art Fair Fund to benefit the Tate Collection 2007
Reference
T12359
Not on display

Summary

This untitled image is a simple, diagrammatic line drawing based on two circles and an isoceles triangle. The triangle fills the upper half of the paper, its base bisecting the page horizontally just above the centre and its vortex extending to the top centre of the page. In the paper’s lower half, a circle filled with letratone transfer dots extends to the bottom edge of the paper which crops it. Another slightly bigger circle floats over the page, intersecting with most of the triangle and extending downwards to touch the top of the first circle. Around this second circle, Shrigley drew a jagged halo, representing the sun’s flames… (read more)

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