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image: '35°9,32°18' by Richard Wentworth by davidzimmerman

'35°9,32°18' by Richard Wentworth

In Richard Wentworth's work, 35°9', 32°18', the title of which alludes to a grid reference, a twisted and rickety steel ladder appears to lean precariously against the wall while not quite making contact with the floor. The point at which it is attached to the wall is unclear to the viewer, and it seems destined to succumb to gravity at any moment. Another flimsier ladder, made of cable, appears behind the first as a ghostly presence. Like a wayward shadow, it duplicates only...