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Friday 3rd December 2010

Red Art – Red Shift by Cildo Meireles

How about this for a red colour scheme? This room is one of a three-part art installation by Brazilian artist Cildo Meireles called Red Shift (1967-84). 
Meireles’ concept was to create, ‘a place in which someone, for some reason – whether due to preference, mania, imposition or circumstance – would accumulate in a given place the greatest possible number of objects in different shades of red.’
Hmm, I wonder what he must think of us at Red Candy..?

Part I: ‘Impregnation’
Part 2: ‘Spill/Surrounding’
Part 3: ‘Shift’

Read more about this work and other works by Meireles, go to this page on the Tate Modern website.

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