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An image of No. 228 Plastic construction by Robert Klippel

Robert Klippel

(Australia, United States of America 19 Jun 1920 – 19 Jun 2001)

No. 228 Plastic construction
Other titles:
Plastic construction (Opus 228)
Place of origin
MinneapolisMinnesotaUnited States of America
Media category
Materials used
plastic parts, glued

48.0 x 9.0 x 6.0 cm

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Purchased 1992
Accession number
© Robert Klippel Estate
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Michael Desmond, Art Monthly Australia, 'The ghost in the machine: Robert Klippel at the Art Gallery of New South Wales', pg. 28-31, Acton, Oct 2002, 30.

Deborah Edwards (Curator), Natalie Wilson (Assistant Curator) and Eric Riddler (Compilator), Robert Klippel: Catalogue raisonné of sculpture, Sydney, 2002, (illus.). No. 228 Plastic construction

Deborah Edwards, Art and Australia (Vol. 40, No. 1), 'Robert Klippel: make it new', pg. 78-85, St Leonards, Sep 2002-Nov 2002, 84 (colour illus.).

Deborah Edwards, Robert Klippel: large wood sculptures and collages, 'Robert Klippel - Large Wood Sculptures and Collages', pg. 7-35, Sydney, 1995, 12.

Deborah Edwards, Robert Klippel, 'Junk decades: America and Sydney 1960s', pg. 90-133, Sydney, 2002, 128 (colour illus.), 137, 248.

James Gleeson, Robert Klippel, 'A new language of forms: Sydney 1963-69', pg. 261-321, Kensington, 1983, 294 (illus.), 471. plate no. 207

Paul McGillick, Indesign, 'Make it new', pg. 58-62, Paddington, Aug 2002, 62 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (3)

Aspects of Australian abstraction, Garry Anderson Gallery, Darlinghurst, 15 Jul 1986–09 Aug 1986

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

Robert Klippel: a tribute exhibition, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Aug 2002–13 Oct 2002