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Consequence of Being Born a Clay Guy - Theaster Gates - 2014 - 100580

Consequence of Being Born a Clay Guy
2014
Metal, ceramics and books
40 9/16 x 16 15/16 x 85 7/16 in. (103 x 43 x 217 cm)
Photo: Sara Pooley

Bad Egyptian Architecture - Theaster Gates - 2014 - 100579

Bad Egyptian Architecture
2014
Metal, clay and books
37 x 90 x 17 in. (94 x 228.6 x 43.2 cm)
Photo: White Cube (Sara Pooley)

Herbert Read and All Things Freed. - Theaster Gates - 2014 - 108016

Herbert Read and All Things Freed.
2014
Medium to be confirmed
82 11/16 x 29 15/16 x 29 15/16 in. (210 x 76 x 76 cm)
Photo: white Cube (Markus Haugg)

Herbert Read and All Things Freed. - Theaster Gates - 2014 - 108015

Herbert Read and All Things Freed. (detail)
2014
Medium to be confirmed
82 11/16 x 29 15/16 x 29 15/16 in. (210 x 76 x 76 cm)
Photo: white Cube (Markus Haugg)

Roofing Sample: Weitzman Roofing - Theaster Gates - 2014 - 99511

Roofing Sample: Weitzman Roofing
2014
Metal, wood and roof shingle
60 x 61 x 31 1/2 in. (152.4 x 154.9 x 80 cm)
Photo: Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd

Classroom - Theaster Gates - 2013 - 72344

Classroom
2013
Wood, plastic and metal
Dimensions variable
Photo: Edouard Fraipont

Classroom - Theaster Gates - 2013 - 72346

Classroom (detail)
2013
Wood, plastic and metal
Dimensions variable
Photo: Edouard Fraipont

She Straddles the Invisible Fold - Theaster Gates - 2014 - 89215

She Straddles the Invisible Fold
2014
Wood, tar and torchdown
72 x 72 in. (182.9 x 182.9 cm)

Track - Theaster Gates - 2014 - 90913

Track
2014
Wood, tar, roofing felt and copper nails
72 13/16 x 48 9/16 x 5 3/16 in. (184.9 x 123.3 x 13.1 cm)
Photo: Jack Hems

Horizontal Seam - Theaster Gates - 2014 - 89982

Horizontal Seam
2014
Wood and torchdown
72 x 72 in. (182.9 x 182.9 cm)
Photo: Sara Pooley

Recess Education - Theaster Gates - 2014 - 89219

Recess Education
2014
Wood, tar, rubber and metal
60 x 48 in. (152.4 x 121.9 cm)
Photo: Sara Pooley

Play Field - Theaster Gates - 2014 - 89217

Play Field
2014
Wood, tar, rubber and metal
48 x 60 in. (121.9 x 152.4 cm)
Photo: Sara Pooley

R

Raising Goliath
2012
Dimensions variable
1967 Ford fire truck, magazines, tar bucket, mop, steel and wire
Photo: Ben Westoby

Executive Suite in Red - Theaster Gates - 2013 - 69020

Executive Suite in Red
2013
Wood and decommissioned fire hose
37 3/16 x 54 1/8 x 6 11/16 in. (94.4 x 137.5 x 17 cm)
Photo: Sara Pooley

Large Executive Suite - Theaster Gates - 2013 - 71152

Large Executive Suite
2013
Wood and decommissioned fire hose
49 13/16 x 109 13/16 x 9 13/16 in. (126.5 x 279 x 25 cm)
Photo: Sara Pooley

Until There Was No One - Theaster Gates - 2013 - 69014

Until There Was No One
2013
Wood and decommissioned fire hose
24 1/2 x 33 x 6 1/2 in. (62.2 x 83.8 x 16.5 cm)
Photo: Sara Pooley

Until There Were Many - Theaster Gates - 2013 - 69016

Until There Were Many
2013
Wood and decommissioned fire hose
39 x 32 x 7 in. (99.1 x 81.3 x 17.8 cm)
Photo: Sara Pooley

B

Billy Sings Amazing Grace (still)
2013
Colour video with sound
Duration: 12 minutes 24 seconds

Civil Rights Tapestry 1 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 50519

Civil Rights Tapestry 1
2012
70 1/2 x 130 11/16 x 3 9/16 in. (179 x 332 x 9 cm)
Decommissioned fire hoses and wood
Photo: Ben Westoby

Civil Rights Tapestry 1 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 51546

Civil Rights Tapestry 1 (detail)
2012
70 1/2 x 130 11/16 x 3 9/16 in. (179 x 332 x 9 cm)
Decommissioned fire hoses and wood
Photo: Ben Westoby

Civil Rights Tapestry 1 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 51547

Civil Rights Tapestry 1 (detail)
2012
70 1/2 x 130 11/16 x 3 9/16 in. (179 x 332 x 9 cm)
Decommissioned fire hoses and wood
Photo: Ben Westoby

Civil Rights Tapestry 3 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 50520

Civil Rights Tapestry 3
2012
70 7/8 x 46 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. (180 x 119 x 12 cm)
Decommissioned fire hoses and wood

Civil Rights Tapestry 3 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 51548

Civil Rights Tapestry 3
2012
70 7/8 x 46 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. (180 x 119 x 12 cm)
Decommissioned fire hoses and wood

Civil Rights Tapestry 3 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 51545

Civil Rights Tapestry 3 (detail)
2012
70 7/8 x 46 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. (180 x 119 x 12 cm)
Decommissioned fire hoses and wood

Civil Tapestry (Dirty Yellow) - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53078

Civil Tapestry (Dirty Yellow)
2012
59 x 80 x 5 in. (149.9 x 203.2 x 12.7 cm)
Decommissioned fire hose

Civil Landscape - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53097

Civil Landscape
2012
Eight panels, each: 36 x 36 x 12 in. (91.4 x 91.4 x 30.5 cm)
Cast black concrete and fire hose
Photo: Ben Westoby

Civil Landscape - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 54385

Civil Landscape (detail)
2012
Eight panels, each: 36 x 36 x 12 in. (91.4 x 91.4 x 30.5 cm)
Cast black concrete and fire hose
Photo: Ben Westoby

Form Work with Riot Particulate 2 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 52987

Form Work with Riot Particulate 2
2012
Triptych, each: 72 x 24 x 4 in. (182.9 x 61.0 x 10.2 cm)
Cast black concrete and fire hose
Photo: Ben Westoby

Form Work with Riot Particulate 3 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53085

Form Work with Riot Particulate 3
2012
Triptych, each: 73 x 24 x 7 in. (185.4 x 61.0 x 17.8 cm)
Cast concrete and and fire hose
Photo: Ben Westoby

Embedded Hose Clipped - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53096

Embedded Hose Clipped
2012
24 x 24 x 7 in. (61.0 x 61.0 x 17.8 cm)
Cast concrete and fire hose
Photo: Ben Westoby

Embedded Hose Fat - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53094

Embedded Hose Fat
2012
24 x 24 x 7 in. (61.0 x 61.0 x 17.8 cm)
Cast concrete and fire hose
Photo: Ben Westoby

Embedded Hose Long - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53095

Embedded Hose Long
2012
24 x 24 x 5 in. (61.0 x 61.0 x 12.7 cm)
Cast black concrete and fire hose

Embedded Hose Loose - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53091

Embedded Hose Loose
2012
24 x 24 x 7 in. (61.0 x 61.0 x 17.8 cm)
Cast concrete and fire hose

Embedded Hose Oval - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53092

Embedded Hose Oval
2012
24 x 24 x 6 in. (61.0 x 61.0 x 15.2 cm)
Cast black concrete and fire hose

Ebony Vitrine 1 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 50507

Ebony Vitrine 2
2012
37 x 37 1/2 x 7 in. (94.0 x 95.3 x 17.8 cm)
Wood, glass, paper and black felt
Photo: Ben Westoby

Ebony Vitrine 2 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 50508

Ebony Vitrine 2
2012
37 x 37 1/2 x 7 in. (94.0 x 95.3 x 17.8 cm)
Wood, glass, paper and black felt
Photo: Ben Westoby

Ebony Vitrine 3 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 50509

Ebony Vitrine 3
2012
37 x 37 x 6 1/2 in. (94.0 x 94.0 x 16.5 cm)
Wood, glass, paper and black felt
Photo: Ben Westoby

Painting Black People - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53066

Painting Black People
2012
73 x 48 x 4 in. (185.4 x 121.9 x 10.2 cm)
Wood, roofing paper, tar and plastic
Photo: Ben Westoby

Painting Black People - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 54386

Painting Black People (detail)
2012
73 x 48 x 4 in. (185.4 x 121.9 x 10.2 cm)
Wood, roofing paper, tar and plastic
Photo: Ben Westoby

Ain't I a Man - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53523

Ain't I a Man
2012
48 x 71 x 4 in. (121.9 x 180.3 x 10.2 cm)
Wood, roofing paper and membrane, tar and paper

Ain't I a Man - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 54420

Ain't I a Man (detail)
2012
48 x 71 x 4 in. (121.9 x 180.3 x 10.2 cm)
Wood, roofing paper and membrane, tar and paper

Quiet Riot with Tar - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53064

Quiet Riot with Tar
2012
17 x 24 1/2 x 5 in. (43.2 x 62.2 x 12.7 cm)
Wood, fire hose, carpet, wire and tar

On Black Foundations - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 50511

On Black Foundations
2012
Dimensions variable
Wood, glass, plastic, paper and make-up

On Black Foundations - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 54455

On Black Foundations (detail)
2012
Dimensions variable
Wood, glass, plastic, paper and make-up
Photo: Ben Westoby

On Black Foundations - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 54456

On Black Foundations (detail)
2012
Dimensions variable
Wood, glass, plastic, paper and make-up
Photo: Ben Westoby

On Black Foundations - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 54457

On Black Foundations (detail)
2012
Dimensions variable
Wood, glass, plastic, paper and make-up

Stumbling Block with Red Hose - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53088

Stumbling Block with Red Hose
2012
65 x 27 x 16 in. (165.1 x 68.6 x 40.6 cm)
Cast black concrete and fire hose
Photo: Ben Westoby

Stumbling Block with Red Hose - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 54558

Stumbling Block with Red Hose (detail)
2012
65 x 27 x 16 in. (165.1 x 68.6 x 40.6 cm)
Cast black concrete and fire hose
Photo: Ben Westoby

Stumbling Block with White Hose - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53087

Stumbling Block with White Hose
2012
75 x 23 x 16 in. (190.5 x 58.4 x 40.6 cm)
Cast black concrete and fire hose
Photo: Ben Westoby

Stumbling Block with White Hose - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 54554

Stumbling Block with White Hose (detail)
2012
75 x 23 x 16 in. (190.5 x 58.4 x 40.6 cm)
Cast black concrete and fire hose

Blue Grey Plywood Black Box - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 49599

Blue Grey Plywood Black Box
2012
50 9/16 x 53 1/8 x 6 5/8 in. (128.5 x 135 x 16.8 cm)
Wood, glass and plywood
Photo: Ben Westoby

Blue Grey Plywood Black Box - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 49087

Blue Grey Plywood Black Box
2012
50 9/16 x 53 1/8 x 6 5/8 in. (128.5 x 135 x 16.8 cm)
Wood, glass and plywood
Photo: Ben Westoby

Lathe Black Box - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 49597

Lathe Black Box
2012
50 3/16 x 53 x 6 7/8 in. (127.5 x 134.6 x 17.5 cm)
Wood, glass and lathe
Photo: Ben Westoby

Lathe Black Box - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 49088

Lathe Black Box
2012
50 3/16 x 53 x 6 7/8 in. (127.5 x 134.6 x 17.5 cm)
Wood, glass and lathe

Waxed Pine Black Box - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 49598

Waxed Pine Black Box
2012
53 9/16 x 51 3/16 x 6 1/4 in. (136 x 130 x 15.8 cm)
Wood, glass and lathe

Waxed Pine Black Box - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 49089

Waxed Pine Black Box
2012
53 9/16 x 51 3/16 x 6 1/4 in. (136 x 130 x 15.8 cm)
Wood, glass and lathe

Race Riot (A Learning Piece) - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53527

Race Riot (A Learning Piece)
2012
39 1/2 x 56 x 10 in. (100.3 x 142.2 x 25.4 cm)
Wood, fire hose and glass
Photo: Ben Westoby

Race Riot (Vertical Strata) - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 53528

Race Riot (Vertical Strata)
2012
38 3/4 x 55 x 9 1/4 in. (98.4 x 139.7 x 23.5 cm)
Wood, fire hose and glass
Photo: Ben Westoby

Race Riot. HS - Theaster Gates - 2011 - 51243

Race Riot. HS
2011
59 1/2 x 46 1/2 x 7 in. (151.1 x 118.1 x 17.8 cm)
Wood, glass and firehose

Soul Food Rickshaw for Collard Greens and Whiskey - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 50516

Soul Food Rickshaw for Collard Greens and Whiskey
2012
55 1/2 x 96 7/8 x 29 1/8 in. (141 x 246 x 74 cm)
Desk drawers, wood and wheels
Photo: Ben Westoby

Migration Rickshaw for Sleeping, Building and Playing - Theaster Gates - 2013 - 72340

Migration Rickshaw for Sleeping, Building and Playing
2013
Wood, fabric, Huguenot House wallpaper and wheel
57 x 127 x 27 3/16 in. (144.8 x 322.6 x 69 cm)
Photo: Edouard Fraipont

Rickshaw for Hardware - Theaster Gates - 2013 - 73423

Rickshaw for Hardware
2013
Wood, metal and wheel
22 1/2 x 153 x 26 in. (57.2 x 388.6 x 66 cm)
Photo: Vincent Tsang

F

French Braid
2012
72 1/4 x 24 1/4 x 4 in. (183.5 x 61.6 x 10.2 cm)
Cast black concrete
Photo: Ben Westoby

Standing Throne 1 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 49571

Standing Throne 1
2012
96 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 17 in. (245.1 x 52.1 x 43.2 cm)
Wood lathe and plywood
Photo: Ben Westoby

Standing Throne 1 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 49565

Standing Throne 1 (detail)
2012
96 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 17 in. (245.1 x 52.1 x 43.2 cm)
Wood lathe and plywood
Photo: Ben Westoby

Standing Throne 2 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 48334

Standing Throne 2
2012
95 1/2 x 20 3/4 x 17 in. (242.6 x 52.7 x 43.2 cm)
Wood lathe and plywood
Photo: Ben Westoby

Standing Throne 2 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 49551

Standing Throne 2 (detail)
2012
95 1/2 x 20 3/4 x 17 in. (242.6 x 52.7 x 43.2 cm)
Wood lathe and plywood
Photo: Ben Westoby

Standing Throne 3 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 49578

Standing Throne 3
2012
118 x 22 1/2 x 20 in. (299.7 x 57.2 x 50.8 cm)
Wood lathe and plywood
Photo: Ben Westoby

Standing Throne 3 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 49573

Standing Throne 3 (detail)
2012
118 x 22 1/2 x 20 in. (299.7 x 57.2 x 50.8 cm)
Wood lathe and plywood

Standing Throne 4 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 48333

Standing Throne 4
2012
69 7/8 x 22 13/16 x 38 in. (177.5 x 58 x 96.5 cm)
Wood lathe and plywood

Standing Throne 4 - Theaster Gates - 2012 - 49558

Standing Throne 4 (detail)
2012
69 7/8 x 22 13/16 x 38 in. (177.5 x 58 x 96.5 cm)
Wood lathe and plywood

King - Theaster Gates - 2013 - 72405

King
2013
Wood
108 x 24 x 42 1/16 in. (274.3 x 61 x 106.8 cm)
Photo: Edouard Fraipont

Queen - Theaster Gates - 2013 - 72407

Queen
2013
Wood
96 x 22 13/16 x 20 7/8 in. (243.8 x 58 x 53 cm)
Photo: Edouard Fraipont

U

Urban Particulate
2012
24 x 24 x 3 1/4 in. (61 x 61 x 8.3 cm)
Cast concrete
Photo: Ben Westoby

Stack 6901.23 - Theaster Gates - 2011 - 50622

Stack 6901.23
2011
49 1/16 x 11 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (124.6 x 30.2 x 30.1 cm)
White concrete, pulverized glass and lathe
Photo: Ben Westoby

Stack 6901.23 - Theaster Gates - 2011 - 49091

Stack 6901.23
2011
49 1/16 x 11 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (124.6 x 30.2 x 30.1 cm)
White concrete, pulverized glass and lathe
Photo: Ben Westoby

Stack 6901.23 - Theaster Gates - 2011 - 50620

Stack 6901.23 (detail)
2011
49 1/16 x 11 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (124.6 x 30.2 x 30.1 cm)
White concrete, pulverized glass and lathe
Photo: Ben Westoby

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