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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

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


Credit

Gift of the artist 1991


Accession number

339.1991


Artist information

Brett Whiteley

Artist profile

Works in the collection

86

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