Sarah Sze

Seamless

1999

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Artist
Sarah Sze born 1969
Medium
Ladder, toothpicks, wood, lamps, wire, pins, levels, plastic, matchsticks, magnifying glasses, scissors, fans, humidifier, fire extinguisher and other materials
Dimensions
Overall display dimensions variable
Collection
Presented by Edwin Cohen and Dillon Cohen (Tate Americas Foundation) 2018
On long term loan
Reference
L04232

Display caption

According to Sze, ‘sculpture... can cultivate the value of a concrete experience in space, in real time.’ It also ‘plays with things such as space, touch, location, intimacy, and memory... the way in which we experience movement... and the resulting revelation of specific moments in time that only physical space can create.’ This sculpture was first shown in Pittsburgh, US, at the Carnegie International exhibition in 1999. Displayed for the first time since, it has been reconfigured to respond to the specific space of this gallery.

Gallery label, April 2022

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