Richard Smith 1931
T00822 Tailspin 1965
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Acrylic on wood, 47¼ x 83½ x 35½ (120 x 212.5 x 90).
Purchased from the artist through Kasmin Ltd. (Grant- in-Aid) 1966.
Exh: Green Gallery, New York, 1965 (? unnumbered); Premio Intemacional cli Telia, Instituto Torcuato di Telia, Buenos Aires, September–October 1965 (unnumbered, repr.); Venice Biennale, 1966 (British Pavilion 30, repr. in illustrated catalogue).
There is another work of the same year, ‘Spread’, which is similar in shape but different in colour and slightly larger.
Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1965–1966, London 1967.