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    Rachel Wells

    Within Static 2009 (Tate T13425), the shifting distance of the camera lens plays upon the viewer’s familiarity with the iconic Statue of Liberty....

  2. Article
    Rachel Wells

    The Statue of Liberty stands at the centre of Static 2009 (Tate T13425). McQueen’s camera remains fixated on the monument throughout the looped...

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    Rachel Wells

    ‘There is no history without the capacity to arrest historical movement’Eduardo Cadava, 1997[fn]Eduardo Cadava discussing Walter Benjamin’s theory...

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    Steve McQueen’s seven-minute long film Static 2009 (Tate T13425) is deceptively simple. Shot from a helicopter that persistently circles the Statue...

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    Rachel Wells

    Filmed from a helicopter circling the Statue of Liberty in New York, Steve McQueen’s Static fixes its gaze on this most iconic representation of...

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    We are grateful to Andrew Witt for his development of this project, and to Mike Mandel for his invaluable contribution to the research. Andrew Witt...

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    Andrew Witt, Mike Mandel

    In the following conversation, Mike Mandel and Andrew Witt reflect on Mandel and Larry Sultan’s early career, their influences and the works they...

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    Andrew Witt

    The world presented in Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel’s 1977 photobook Evidence (Tate P14478–P14510 and P20292–P20294) is as much banal as it is...

  9. Article
    Andrew Witt

    Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel met in 1974 as MFA candidates at the San Francisco Art Institute. During their time there the two artists formalised...

  10. Article
    Andrew Witt

    The late 1960s and early 1970s saw the expansion and interrogation of the found photograph and the photographic archive in the history of art. An...

  11. Article
    Andrew Witt

    In Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel’s captionless 1977 photobook Evidence there is a photograph of a destroyed rocket found on the ground in an...

  12. Article
    Andrew Witt

    Drawing together the history of California, science fiction, technological experimentation and catastrophe, this In Focus examines how Larry Sultan...

  13. Article

    We are grateful to Rachel Wells for her development of this project, and to Rod Mengham for his invaluable contribution to the research....

  14. Article
    Jill Bennett

    The all-consuming world of social media has pushed many of us to new levels of anxiety. Add to that the culture of fear perpetuated since the so...

  15. Article
    Alex Taylor

    Gift 1961–2 (Tate T00898; fig.1) is a square painting with a central image consisting of concentric rings circling an olive green core. Radiating...

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    Alex Taylor

    In a photograph taken by Hans Namuth in the second half of 1963 for Vogue magazine (fig.1), Kenneth Noland’s Gift (Tate T00898) is seen hanging in...

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    Alex Taylor

    ‘I’m a one-shot painter’, Kenneth Noland told Time magazine in 1965.[fn]‘Painting: Peacock Duo’, Time, 8 January 1965, p.44.[/fn] It was a turn of...

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    We are grateful to Dr Alex Taylor for his development of this project, and to Mollie Berger for her valuable contribution to the research. Alex...

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    John Chu’s In Focus project offers a multi-disciplinary discussion of Thomas Gainsborough’s early triple portrait Peter Darnell Muilman, Charles...

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    Katherine Markoski

    This In Focus asks whether Dancers on a Plane – a key painting from Johns’s ‘crosshatch’ period – can be seen as a work about the shifts...

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