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Title

Almost once

1968
1991


Artists

Brett Whiteley

Australia, England

07 Apr 1939 - 15 Jun 1992

Matthew Dillon

Australia


Details


Dates

1968
1991


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

black butt timber and fibreglass


Dimensions

approx 800.0 cm above plinth. 660.0 cm below plinth (burnt match slightly smaller than unburnt)


Credit

Gift of the artist 1991


Accession number

339.1991


Artist information

Brett Whiteley

Works in the collection

84

Artist information

Matthew Dillon

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Margaret Clarke (Director), Red, black and Whiteley, North Ryde, 2000, 00:00.10 for 2 seconds and 00:04.30-00:05.38 (colour, details). Details of artwork. Brett Whiteley discusses how he thinks art has a seedy side and mentions how he thinks that was what art is about: the only way to reach art is by putting life on the line for art.

Donna Hinton, Look, 'Almost once is not enough: Sustaining the quality of Brett Whiteley's matches', pg. 21-23, Sydney, Apr 2008, 21 (colour illus.), 23.

Marianne Hulsbosch (Editor), Cambridge visual arts: stage 4, Cambridge, 2008, 95 (colour illus.).

Barbara Konkolowicz., A different vision, 'A different vision', Sydney, 1998, (illus.). fig.no. 3