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Thus, 2019

Steel pipe, galvanised steel, galvanised wire, mirrors
7 9/10 × 15 7/10 × 7 9/10 in
20 × 40 × 20 cm
This is a unique work.
Bidding closed
About the work
Whitechapel Gallery Benefit Auction

Dimensions variable, approximately:
7 9/10 × 15 7/10 × 7 9/10 in
20 × 40 × 20 cm

Richard Wentworth’s …

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Dimensions variable, approximately:
7 9/10 × 15 7/10 × 7 9/10 in
20 × 40 × 20 cm

Richard Wentworth’s sculpture takes as its primary subject the semiotics of everyday life – readymade objects in surprising and incongruous combinations that prompt us to think about what they are, how they got there, what they do, and what …

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Richard Wentworth
British, b. 1947
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Associated with the New British Sculpture movement since the end of the 1970s, Richard Wentworth operates in what he has termed a "readymade landscape," transforming everyday objects such as tables, light bulbs, ladders, and buckets into new assemblages. His work frequently employs wordplay and association to subvert our conventional systems of classification, as in Mode-module-modular (2004), in which the iconic modernist Eames coat rack is attached to a standard wooden wine crate, creating a sculptural pairing of colored spheres and holes that resembles a child's toy.

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About the work
Whitechapel Gallery Benefit Auction

Dimensions variable, approximately:
7 9/10 × 15 7/10 × 7 9/10 in
20 × 40 × 20 cm

Richard Wentworth’s …

Read more

Dimensions variable, approximately:
7 9/10 × 15 7/10 × 7 9/10 in
20 × 40 × 20 cm

Richard Wentworth’s sculpture takes as its primary subject the semiotics of everyday life – readymade objects in surprising and incongruous combinations that prompt us to think about what they are, how they got there, what they do, and what …

Read more
Medium
Sculpture
Image rights
Courtesy the artist
Richard Wentworth
British, b. 1947
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Associated with the New British Sculpture movement since the end of the 1970s, Richard Wentworth operates in what he has termed a "readymade landscape," transforming everyday objects such as tables, light bulbs, ladders, and buckets into new assemblages. His work frequently employs wordplay and association to subvert our conventional systems of classification, as in Mode-module-modular (2004), in which the iconic modernist Eames coat rack is attached to a standard wooden wine crate, creating a sculptural pairing of colored spheres and holes that resembles a child's toy.

Thus, 2019

Steel pipe, galvanised steel, galvanised wire, mirrors
7 9/10 × 15 7/10 × 7 9/10 in
20 × 40 × 20 cm
This is a unique work.
Bidding closed
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