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An image of Looking through a piece of glass by Ian Burn

Ian Burn

(Australia, United States of America 29 Dec 1939 – 29 Sep 1993)

Looking through a piece of glass
Media category
Mixed media painting
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on wood, glass, lettering

31.0 x 82.0 x 16.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated u.r. verso frame, brown marker "IAN BURN... 1967-8...". Signed l.r. verso frame, red marker "Ian Burn".
Rudy Komon Memorial Fund 1990
Accession number
© Reproduced with permission
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

Anthony Bond, Look, 'Landscape not always what it might seem', pg.18-20, Newtown, Nov 2008, 18.

Burn, Now See Hear! Art, language and translation, 'Looking through a piece of glass: Some early conceptual concerns', pg. 204, Wellington, 1990, 204 (illus.).

John Lyons (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 24 Jul 1993, 46 (illus.).

Adrian Piper, Conceptual art: theory, myth and practice, 'Ian Burn's conceptualism', pg. 342-358, Cambridge, 2004, 348 (illus.), 354, 356. figure no. 66

Mel Ramsden and Michiel Dolk, Ian Burn: Minimal-Conceptual Work 1965-1970, Perth, 1992, 47. 30

Exhibition history (1)

Ian Burn: Minimal-Conceptual Work 1965-1970: