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Richard Tuttle at the Tate Modern and Whitechapel Gallery from 14th October 2014


The Richard Tuttle Installation at the Tate Modern

The Tate Modern gallery unveiled its latest in London has unveiled the latest commissioned sculpture in its Turbine Hall space.

It is the work of the celebrated US artist Richard Tuttle, whose creation uses textiles and fabrics on a solid frame,  measuring over twelve metres in height and 24 metres long and weighing 15 tonnes it is by far the largest work created by the artist.

This installation runs in parallel with a major exhibition called Richard Tuttle : I Don’t Know . The Weave of Textile Language at the Whitechapel Gallery which considers over five decades of his career.

Richard Tuttle came into prominence in the 1960s when he was known for his small playful sculptures using everyday materials such as cloth, paper, rope and plywood. More recently he has explored the world of textiles and utilised them  with his painting, poetry and drawing.

The Exhibition runs from 14 October – 14 December 2014 and Admission is free.

The Commission at the Tate Modern will be on show 14 October 2014 – 6 April 2015 and the  Admission is free

Visitor Information

Whitechapel Gallery: 77 – 82 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX
Open Tuesday – Sunday, 11.00 – 18.00, Thursdays, 11.00 – 21.00
T: +44 (0)20 7522 7888, info@whitechapelgallery.org, whitechapelgallery.org

Tate Modern: Bankside, London SE1 9TG
Open daily 10.00 – 18.00 and until 22.00 on Friday and Saturday
For public information call +44 (0)20 7887 8888, visit tate.org.uk, follow @tate


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