Richard WentworthCumulus 1991

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Artist
Richard Wentworth (born 1947)
Title
Cumulus
Date 1991
MediumWood, glass and ceramic
Dimensionsobject: 3200 x 900 x 230 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2006
Reference
T12184
Not on display

Summary

In his sculptures and photographic works London-based artist Richard Wentworth often focuses on the physical character of objects, distorting their conventional forms and uses with humour. His work has employed both specially fabricated objects and ‘found’, or unaltered, objects (such as, here, an inverted window cleaner’s ladder and eleven white ceramic plates standing upright in slots on a glass shelf, which rests in a groove cut into the gallery wall). Together the disparate elements of his sculptures frequently appear poised in delicate suspension… (read more)

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