(Australia 22 Oct 1942– )
63.4 x 57.2cm image; 79.9 x 59.8cm sheet
Tables can be thought of as concrete objects, or as abstract lists.
'Kandinsky's table' conflates the two meanings of the word; combining the drawn table with a visual "list" (or table) of colours which Kandinsky theorised as represented by geometric forms.
These colours - portrayed in the upper section as though on an artist's palette - are mapped (or listed) to their respective solid forms in the lower section by the small graph paper images above them. There is a deliberate visual ambiguity between the physical location of the crosses in the graphs and the colours used to depict them.
Artist's statement, 2006
© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2006
Anne Ryan (Australia) (Curator), Sydney prints: 45 years of the Sydney Printmakers, Sydney, 2006. List of works.
Contemporary Australian Drawings and Prints, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 19 Apr 1980–01 Jun 1980.
Sydney Prints: 45 years of the Sydney Printmakers, S.H. Ervin Gallery, 19 Aug 2006–24 Sep 2006.
Sydney Prints: 45 years of the Sydney Printmakers, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, 09 Feb 2007–11 Mar 2007.
Sydney Prints: 45 years of the Sydney Printmakers, Tamworth City Gallery, 24 Mar 2007–29 Apr 2007.