TateShots: Alan Johnston

by Tuesday, November 26, 2013

8 assistants, 2 weeks of drawing for 10 hours a day. The result an almost invisible artwork. Its creator Alan Johnston explains.
Alan Johnston was commissioned to create a piece of art for the ceiling of Tate Britain’s new cafe. He and his assistants spent 2 weeks lying flat on their backs as they delineated a painstaking lattice of pencil mark. At first glance Tactile Geometry looks like a falling shadow. Only when you approach it closely is the secret revealed. Johnston talks to TateShots about his process and intention.

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