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

Ian Burn

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

Looking at a piece of glass
Media category
Mixed media painting
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on wood, gelatin silver photograph, glass, lettering

3 frames: 32.6 x 43.7 x 3.0 cm each frame

Signature & date
Signed u.l. and l.r. verso frames [a-c], and l.r. backing board frame [a], ink "Ian Burn". Dated l.c. verso frames [a-c], ink "... 1967-68".
Rudy Komon Memorial Fund 1990
Accession number
© Reproduced with permission
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Julie Ewington, Brought to Light: Australian Art 1850–1965 from the Queensland Art Gallery collection, ''You can't make Canonical Pictures from Categorical Confusion'. Ian Burn Re-ordered painting', pg. 294-99, Brisbane, 1998, 298.

Mel Ramsden and Michiel Dolk, Ian Burn: Minimal-Conceptual Work 1965-1970, Perth, 1992, 47, 77 (illus.).

Michael Wardell, Contemporary: Art Gallery of New South Wales Contemporary Collection, 'Ideas and actions', pg.60-107, Sydney, 2006, 68 (illus.).

Exhibition history (1)

Ian Burn: Minimal-Conceptual Work 1965-1970:

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