Not on display
- Richard Tuttle born 1941
- Bond paper, wheat paste
- Unconfirmed: 1370 × 1100 mm
- Presented by the Tate Americas Foundation, courtesy of David Meitus and Angela Westwater 2013
Tuttle’s Paper Octagonals are paper shapes that he cut from a template and glued to the wall. The orientation of the shape can vary from one installation to the next. Tuttle intends that the octagon should disappear into the wall as much as possible. Nonetheless, once noticed, the work becomes strangely present. As an object it is ultra-thin, but it still takes up an awkward place between painting and sculpture.
Gallery label, April 2009
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