Richard Tuttle unveils his largest ever work in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern

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The vast space of Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall welcomes the largest work ever created by American sculptor Richard Tuttle.

Entitled I Don’t Know . The Weave of Textile Language, this newly commissioned sculpture combines vast sways of fabrics designed by the artist from both man-made and natural fibres in bold and brilliant colours. The commission is part of a wider survey of the artist taking place in London this autumn, comprising an exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery surveying five decades of Tuttle’s career and a new publication rooted in the artist’s own collection of historic and contemporary textiles.

I Don’t Know . The Weave of Textile Language is at Tate Modern until 6 April 2015.

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The only thing that Richard Tuttle says here that makes any sense is this: "most people think colour is already a dead subject. But the artist, on the other hand, sees it as really the opposite; a completely inexhaustible subject" The rest is just meaningless.