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An image of Black out print by Bruce Latimer

Bruce Latimer

(Australia 04 Apr 1951 – )

Title
Black out print
Place of origin
New YorkNew YorkUnited States of America
Year
1977
Media categories
Print, Collage
Materials used
colour screenprint, printed on heavy white wove paper with colour Xerox collage
Edition
47/50
Dimensions

76.5 x 55.5 cm image/sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, white ink "... Bruce Latimer ... 1977 ...".
Credit
Purchased 1978
Accession number
213.1978
Copyright
© Bruce Latimer
Location
Not on display
Further information

Produced in New York, a response to a major blackout in New York in 1977. A spectacular event calling for explosive imagery borrowed from newspapers and my own snaps. Colour photocopying machines were newly available so the 'artist/reporter' was a collaged, colour photocopy fragment.

At the time I was doing screenprints exclusively. I gave it up not long after because of the toxicity of the solvents but also to pursue large scale installations and later painting.

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 (2)

Contemporary Australian Drawings and Prints, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 Apr 1980–01 Jun 1980

Sydney Prints: 45 years of the Sydney Printmakers: