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Title

Looking through a piece of glass


Artist

Ian Burn

Australia, United States of America

29 Dec 1939 - 29 Sep 1993


Details


Date

1967-1968


Media category

Mixed media painting


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint on wood, glass, lettering


Dimensions

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".


Credit

Rudy Komon Memorial Fund 1990


Location

Not on display


Accession number

1318.1990


Artist information

Ian Burn

Works in the collection

9


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Anthony Bond, Look, 'Landscape not always what it might seem', pg.18-20, Sydney, 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. cat.no. 30