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Magnetic Attraction © 1984
12 inches x 12 inches x 12 inches

In Magnetic Attraction a metal wire made from a common coat hanger supports
a small, red magnet. Meeting, but not touching the magnet, is a paper clip, tied with a bit of string.
The little clip floats, held in the air by magnetic force.

"... a paper clip maintained in mid air at the end of a red thread by the pull of a magnet, the movement is sureptitious; one sees activity of the magnetic field with uncanny clarity, sensing its pull, the extent of its muscle, and the transforming nature of its embrace." - Review by Thomas McEvilley, Artforum, November-1984