Catherine YassNorthwest D2 2001

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Artist
Catherine Yass (born 1963)
Title
Northwest D2
Date 2001
MediumDigital print on paper
Dimensionsunconfirmed: 590 x 800 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2001
Reference
P78589
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Summary

Invisible City 2001 is a series of six digital prints based on an image from Yass's work of the same title created in 1998. This earlier work comprises four photographic transparencies displayed in light boxes and four short videos. The photographs were taken in Tokyo and depict street scenes taken from the same viewpoint looking 'north', 'north-west', 'north north-west' and 'south'. The digital prints are all component parts of the image subtitled 'north-west' in the original work. Their own subtitles, consisting of the words 'north-west' together with a letter and number reference, such as D6 or D4, suggest map co-ordinates… (read more)

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