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An image of Untitled by Jan Senbergs

Jan Senbergs

(Australia, Latvia 29 Oct 1939 – )

Media category
Materials used
colour screenprint on offset lithographic paper

60.9 x 73.6 cm image; 76.0 x 101.7 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, pencil "J Senbergs '69 ...".
Gift of the artist 2008
Accession number
© Jan Senbergs
Not on display
Further information

"These were hardly prints really. They were done with a screen, very thin. At that time Alan McCulloch, who was responsible for the Georges Prize, required candidates to enter a painting and a drawing. No one was drawing in those days, so the basis for the drawing I entered was this print. I did two or three of these."

Jan Senbergs
[Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs complete screenprints 1960-88, pg 46]

Bibliography (2)

Georges Gallery, Georges invitation art prize (1969), Melbourne, 1969. 1; NOTE: NGA impression was exhibited; NOTE: Senbergs entered this screenprint in the Georges Prize as a drawing. For him, it is a drawing rather than an editioned print. However he printed at least four, each one a little different.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Jan Senbergs: Complete screenprints 1960-88, Sydney, 2008, 46 (colour illus.). 33

Exhibition history (1)

Jan Senbergs: from screenprints to painting, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Apr 2008–25 May 2008

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