Pastel is Huge at Tate Modern

Drawing for Free Thinking, 2011

Drawing for Free Thinking (2011; pastel, 52x137 feet) by David Tremelett

The latest art installation by David Tremelett (b. 1945), a British sculptor, installation artist and draftsman, is done in pastel. And it’s immense, spanning roughly 52 x 137 feet of stairway wall space at Tate Modern in London. To create the work, Tremelett applied pastel to the walls with his hands.

The work, entitled Drawing for Free Thinking, was unveiled to the public yesterday (September 18) and will remain on view for five years.

 

Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Europe.

 

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