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Ruth Faerber

(Australia 1922 – )

Title
Excavation 3
Place of origin
Castle CoveSydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
1982
Media category
Print
Materials used
cast and moulded paper relief, tinted in earth tones
Edition
Unique state
Dimensions

118.0 x 100.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated below image l.r. on backing sheet, pencil "Ruth Faerber '82".
Credit
Purchased 1982
Accession number
195.1982
Location
Not on display
Further information

'Excavation 3' is a companion piece to folio 'Excavation 1-4'. It is an example of my early cast relief prints, with styrofoam relief elements laminated between two sheets of white handmade paper, before completion by hand colouring - the illusion of stone acting as a metaphor for the endurance of the human spirit.

Artist's statement, 2006

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2006

Bibliography (1)

Anne Ryan (Curator), Sydney prints: 45 years of the Sydney Printmakers, Sydney, 2006. List of works.

Exhibition history (1)

Sydney Prints: 45 years of the Sydney Printmakers: